Halifax Nova Scotia Temple
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|Halifax Nova Scotia Temple|
|Dedication||14 November 1999
Gordon B. Hinckley
|Site||2 acres (0.8 hectares)|
|Floor area||10,700 sq ft (990 m2)|
|Height||71 ft (22 m)|
|Preceded by||Detroit Michigan Temple|
|Followed by||Regina Saskatchewan Temple|
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When the temple was opened to the public, prior to the dedication, about 8,000 people toured the building. Because of mechanical problems with LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley's plane, the Halifax temple dedication was delayed a day so that it was dedicated on the same day as the Regina Saskatchewan Temple. This marked the first time two LDS temples were dedicated on the same day. Hinckley opted to stay in Dartmouth while apostle Boyd K. Packer went to Regina.
Hinckley dedicated the Halifax temple on November 14, 1999. The temple has a total floor area of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.
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- Stahle, Shaun (January 29, 2000), "Distinguished as doers and dreamers", Church News
- Stahle, Shaun (November 20, 1999), "Historic Sabbath in Canada", Church News
- Stahle, Shaun (November 13, 1999), "Thousands attend temple open houses in Canada", Church News
- "`What a happy day' as 700 attend Halifax temple ceremony", Church News, October 17, 1998
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