Bedford is a suburban community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Bedford is on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour. Boasting a population estimated between 30,000 and 35,000, Bedford Nova Scotia is a small, friendly community of primarily middle class professional people. Bedford is strategically located. Halifax and Dartmouth are 15 minutes away as is the Halifax International Airport. Either city can be reached without crossing the bridges.