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The YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth is a dynamic charity that connects more than 50,000 people daily. Since 1853, the YMCA has been promoting positive values that build individuals’ spirit, mind and body. We provide programs to help those living in our communities and continually work to create stronger, and healthier communities…. Learn more about us

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YMCA Really Gave’Er for the Blue Nose 2017!

From participation to fundraising to volunteerism, your YMCA really 'gave 'er' for race weekend on May 20th and 21st! During [...]

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