Category Archives: Maps & Illustrations

Throughout the Kings 2050 project we have been asking you, “What should the Kings Region look like in the year 2050?” As part of Kings 2050 a group of final-year Master of Planning students from Dalhousie conducted a project to answer the question, … Continue reading

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This post is to provide the final report submitted by the Applied Geomatics Research Group. Note: Due to file size limits, the report has been broken down into the four scope topics. The AGRG report accompanies the maps previously posted regarding the Kings … Continue reading

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Kings 2050 representatives attended a strategic planning session with members of the Kings Transit Authority on Wednesday Oct 3rd. Density mapping that has been prepared as part of the Kings 2050 project is helping to inform Kings Transit’s strategic planning … Continue reading

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Ever wonder where houses, apartments or commercial buildings are being built in Kings County?  Well we wanted to know and have created these two animations showing the location and type of residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural development permits throughout Kings … Continue reading

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The Kings 2050 teams has produced this series of maps for communities within Kings County that illustrate current residential densities, vacant residential land and existing land uses. As a result of known data limitations we can’t guarantee the accuracy of all … Continue reading

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This 2012 Landcover & Agricultural District map was recently created comparing historical agricultural district boundaries with new, updated data compiled for the 2050 initiative by the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG)/NSCC of Middleton, NS. Using a variety of sources including … Continue reading

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Municipal staff have been preparing maps and geographic data to determine the amount and locations of vacant residential land within our existing communities and calculating  existing residential densities. Check out a few samples below with more to come soon!

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The land north and west of Hwy. 101 Exit 12 New Minas is generally underused or vacant, and offers an important redevelopment opportunity.   On Monday, June 19th, 2012, area land owners, Municipal Councillors and New Minas Village Commissioners got together … Continue reading

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The Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) / NSCC of Middleton, NS have been quite busy conducting GIS (Geographic Information Systems) analysis across a broad scope of issues as part of the Kings 2050 Project. This work will be influential on … Continue reading

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