Glendale Crosswalks at Rankin and Smokey

While he was councillor, Steve Craig set out to have marked and lit crosswalks installed at each major intersection along Glendale Ave. A few crosswalks were completed every year, and now most of them have been done. The crosswalks at Rankin Drive and Smokey Drive had...

Sackville Drive Streetscape Design Study, 2001

The Sackville Drive Streetscape Design Study was completed following a comprehensive visioning session around Sackville. Most of the recommendations that were contained within this study have been completed, including the formation of a Business Improvement District,...

Remembrance Day 2019 – HRM Service Updates

Public Service Announcement Municipal services on Remembrance Day Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal service levels in effect on Remembrance Day, Monday, Nov. 11: Solid Waste...

The Unknown Soldier

On November 7th, 1920, in strictest secrecy, four unidentified British bodies were exhumed from temporary battlefield cemeteries at Ypres, Arras, the Asine and the Somme. None of the soldiers who did the digging were told why. The bodies were taken by field ambulance...

Lower Sackville Community Leader Seeks Councillor Seat

Today Paul Russell announced that he is running for the Halifax Regional Municipality councillor seat in a Special Election for Lower Sackville (District 15). Paul has been involved with the community in Sackville for years. After moving to Sackville, 20 years ago,...

Immigration – Issue Of The Month

Immigration – This issue has caused the most controversy of any issue that I’ve seen so far – including race and religion. The very mention of concern about immigration evokes emotion related to racial, religious, and gender prejudice. Some people...