Student Industry Tours

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

All tours will take place on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. Walking tours or buses will depart from and return to the Halifax Convention Centre (HCC). Please note that return times are approximate as they may be affected by traffic.

Please meet in the Argyle Atrium (same level as Argyle A1 & A2) 15 minutes before your tour is supposed to depart. All tours will depart promptly at the departure time listed below.



Pre-registration for all tours is now available!

Priority will be given to pre-registered attendees, but drop-in attendees will be allowed on a first-come, first-served basis if the tour is under capacity at the departure time in case of last-minute cancellations.


Garrison Brewing

1149 Marginal Road
Halifax, NS

Maximum of 50 students will be broken up into smaller tours. This tour is approximately 15 minute walk from the HCC.

Departure from HCC: 9:10
Tour Start: 9:30
Departure from Garrison Brewing: 12:00
Arrival at HCC: 12:15

Halifax Wastewater Treatment Facility

2180 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS

Maximum of 45 students, split into 3 groups. This tour is within walking distance of the HCC.

The facility is 3 floors and is not wheelchair accessible. Students must also be wearing closed toe shoes.

Departure from HCC: 12:45
Tour Start: 13:00
Departure from Halifax Wastewater Treatment Facility: 14:30
Arrival at HCC: 14:35

NRC Marine Research Station

270 Sandy Cove Road
Ketch Harbour, NS

Maximum registration is 40 students. Students must be wearing closed toe shoes, but other PPE will be provided if necessary. Bus transportation to and from HCC will be provided.

Departure from HCC: 13:10
Tour Start: 14:00
Departure from Marine Research Station: 15:30
Arrival at HCC: 16:20

Michelin North America

233 Logan Road
Bridgewater, NS

Maximum registration is 15 students. There will be a ½ hour introduction to the plant followed by a 2 hour tour. The tour will be broken up into 2 groups. Bus transportation to and from HCC will be provided. Lunch will be available for purchase onsite at Michelin.

Departure from HCC: 08:30
Tour Start: 10:00
Lunch: 12:30 (available for purchase)
Departure from Michelin: 13:30
Arrival at HCC: 15:00