Halifax Seed Company Inc., Canada's oldest continuously operating family owned seed company, was established in 1866. Now on Kane Street in Halifax, the company once occupied a waterfront location on the city's famous harbour. When the town was damaged by a massive explosion in 1917 (the Halifax Explosion) the company then moved to Granville Street. Evidence of the historic location on Granville Street are still found on the door step. Today Halifax Seed has 2 retail locations, one in Halifax, NS and the other in Saint John, NB.