Transit Conversation following Nov 25

On Nov 25, 2019, HRM Transit made some significant changes to the network. This followed months of consulting with stakeholders and transit users and also months of internal work to understand the system and try to make it more efficient. These changes were met with a...

My Snowplow Ride Around Sackville

On Sunday, January 5th, I was able to go for a ride in a snow plow. This was a great learning experience. I had heard things about snow plows and the challenges related to snow clearing, and this was a chance to experience it first hand. Before the snow plow ride I...

2020 New Year Message

As 2020 arrived, many of us looked back on 2019 as much as we look forward. For me 2019 has been a fantastic year, although it could have been better. I am thankful for so many things from 2019 I am thankful and honoured to have been chosen to represent you at City...

My views on The Stadium

We have all heard about a proposed stadium for Halifax. Opinions vary widely about whether or not we should have a stadium, where it should be, and who should pay for it. I formed an opinion when I first heard about the stadium and the proposal. The proposal should...

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,...