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30 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Take Action Society, Dartmouth

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Meet at Northbrook Community Centre at #2 Chapman Street.

Join the Take Action Committee for a special twist to their regular Walking Club - with Walk n' Roll Halifax we'll stroll around the neighbourhood and talk about what makes the community great and what could be improved. Feedback will be sent to HRM's planning team.

We'll start in Northbrook Park, and visit both Wyse Road and Victoria Road, which are identified as future growth areas in the Centre Plan.

Recommended registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
29 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Councillor Waye Mason

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Meet at Queen and Green Pocket Park

Walk with Councilor Waye Mason in the South End between Inglis and South Streets to explore how the Centre Plan will affect this current mixed density residential area. We'll talk about building form, intensity of development, urban design, pedestrian improvements, and more.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
27 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Dalhousie University Students

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Meet at the end of Agricola in front of the Armoury near the new roundabout on Cunard and North Park Street.

This walk will look at green space, connectivity and mobility, pedestrian comfort, public space, and accessibility around the Commons. We'll discuss how the Centre Plan can support an accessible and connected community.

The walk will follow North Park, Trollope Street, Bell Road, Robie and Cogswell around the Common. This walk is led by Julia Million a Dal School of Planning soon-to-be-graduate, with support from Alice Main, a Dal Sustainability student.

Recommended registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
27 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Ardmore Community

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Meet at the cul-de-sac at the end of Willow Street, beside Oxford School.

The Ardmore Community invites you to join them for a neighbourhood walk in the area bounded by Connolly, Bayers, Windsor and North. Come for a stroll and let us know your thoughts on what the Centre Plan can provide for your area. After the walk ends, participants are invited to go for a cup of coffee at Local Jo if they'd like to talk more, or finish filling out their worksheets.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
27 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Urban Sketchers Halifax

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Meet outside the LF Bakery at 2063 Gottingen Street

Join with Walk n' Roll Halifax and members of Urban Sketchers Halifax to explore this dynamic north end neighbourhood and tell the stories of what we observe through sketching. We will meet at the LF Bakery for a brief introduction to the Centre Plan and what sort of community input is being sought.
Then everyone will go on their own or in small groups, and sketch whatever interests them.
(If the weather is really inclement, we will have to be creative and seek indoor venues for drawing.)
The group will meet up at Agora Cafe at 2394 Agricola St between 2:30 and 3 pm to have a coffee, warm up, and share what we have done.
Photos of completed sketches will be submitted to the Centre Plan team.

Bring your sketching supplies, something to sit on like a lightweight folding stool or chair, and dress for the weather!

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at https://www.facebook.com/events/211617399278903/ or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.

27 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Friends of the Halifax Common

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the Atlantica Hotel main entrance, 1980 Robie Street.

Join Friends of Halifax Common for a walks to consider the effect of the Centre Plan on the Halifax Common, its public open space, streetscape, historic residential neighbourhoods and formal entities such as Common Roots etc. The walk will also explore the value of open space generally, and the degree to which this value is reflected in the draft plan. This walk will look at the "Central and North Common" area from Robie at Quinpool to Robie at Cunard.
(Please also see our 'South Common walk' at 10:30 am)

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
27 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Friends of the Halifax Common

10:30 - 12:00 p.m.
Meet at Just Us Café, 5896 Spring Garden Road.

Join Friends of Halifax Common for a walk to consider the effect of the Centre Plan on the Halifax Common, its public open space, streetscape, historic residential neighbourhoods and formal entities such as Camp Hill Cemetery, etc. The walk will also explore the value of open space generally, and the degree to which this value is reflected in the draft plan. This walk will look at the "South Common" area bounded by Robie, College, Summer, and the south end of Camp Hill Cemetery.
(Please also see our 'Central/North Common walk' at 12:30 pm)

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
26 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | North End Business Association

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Meet at the North Branch Library, 2285 Gottingen Street.

Join Patricia Cuttell, Executive Director of the North End Business Association and Adjunct Professor at Dalhousie's School of Planning, as she gives a guided walking that will deconstruct the structural elements of the Centre Plan in the North End. The walk will look at Primary Growth Areas, Established and Higher Order Residential, and Corridors along and between Gottingen and Agricola. Tapping into her planning expertise, Patricia will help participants visualize what is being proposed in the Centre Plan, and provide opportunities to ask questions and record feedback. Participants are welcome to go to Gus’ Pub (after this final walk of the day) for more Centre Plan discussion.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
26 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Quinpool Mainstreet District Association

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Meet at the sitting area in front of Canadian Tire, The Tire Garden Centre on Quinpool.

Join Walk n' Roll Hfx, Karla Nicholson of the Quinpool Mainstreet District Association and Halifax MP Andy Filmore to walk the Quinpool commercial district to talk about how the Centre Plan will affect the street, building design, pedestrian comfort, residential uses, redevelopment of existing sites, transition to adjacent residential areas, and more.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
26 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Quinpool Road to Robie Street

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Meet at Pro Skateboards, 6451 Quinpool Road.

Join Walk n' Roll Hfx as we walk east on Quinpool Road to Robie and discuss current buildings, the possibilities for the Ben's and St. Pat's sites, mobility, retail choices, parking, crosswalks, street design for all traffic types, benches, trees, drive throughs, air quality, sun and shadow in the context of the draft Centre Plan.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events, or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.

24 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Outdoor Active Fitness

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Meet on the west side of the Oval Building (facing away from the Oval).

OutdoorActive Fitness Halifax is hosting a walk for women (inclusive of trans and non-binary folks) to generate ideas about how the Centre Plan can best promote key values related to public open space, including: - creating a respectful and safe environment for all people; promoting beauty and ecological integrity in natural areas; ensuring an appropriate supply of green space for healthy and happy communities. In the spirit of our commitment to health and fitness, the walk will begin with a warm-up and end with a stretch, and include a few gentle exercises along the way!

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
24 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | MLA Lisa Roberts

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Meet at Lisa's constituency office, in Young Tower, 6080 Young St., suite 1000 (the Eastlink Building).

Join Walk n' Roll and MLA Lisa Roberts for a walk in the proposed "Centre" bounded by Young, Windsor, Almon, Robie, North and Agricola.

This area is targeted for big changes over the coming years, including the addition of many more residential units, and improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. Come see what's proposed, and give your input on what you'd like to see happen here.

Bring your travel coffee mug for coffee or tea (our treat) and we'll also have cookies to munch on during the walk!

Recommended registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
23 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Bloomfield Neighbourhood Residents Association

6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
Meet at the "Little Park" on Fuller at Ontario.

Join members of the Bloomfield Neighbourhood Residents Association to discuss & give input on how the Centre Plan will impact our community. We will wander along Fuller, North, Agricola, May, Fern, Robie, Bilby, Almon and Isleville. Folks who want to keep chatting can grab a coffee on Agricola afterwards. (Please also see our 'weekend walk' with same theme on Nov 20)

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
23 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Councillor Cleary - Chebucto Road

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Meet at the church parking lot at Oxford and North.

Join District 9 Councillor Shawn Cleary to discuss how the draft Centre Plan's proposed 'Corridor' policies will impact development along Chebucto Road between Oxford and Connaught. We'll also talk about how the Plan proposes to protect the character of the residential neighbourhoods outside the Corridor.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
22 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | North End Walkers & Hope Blooms

9:50 a.m. - 11 a.m. Meet at Johanna B Oosterveld Centre, 2103 Gottingen Street, Halifax.

Join Walk n' Roll, Hope Blooms and the North End Walkers to stroll in the Gottingen-Maitland area and talk about what you like about the neighbourhood, your ideas for making it even better, and the changes the Centre Plan could bring.

The North End Walkers are hosting this event at the Johanna B Oosterveld Centre - you can arrive any time after 9:30 for a cup of tea - we'll do a formal introduction to the walk at 9:50 and start walking at 10:00.

Recommended registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
20 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Oxford Street Corridor

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Ardmore Park, Oxford at Almon
This walk will proceed along Oxford Street, one of the designated Centre Plan Corridors. Participants will look at the current situation and discuss how the Centre Plan may influence the mix of land uses, building heights, neighbourhood character, and street safety in the future.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.

Walk ‘n Roll Hfx is a pedestrian advocacy organization that focuses on Safety, Wellness, Accessibility, Urban Design and Maintenance to enhance the experience of people who walk or roll in HRM.

Walk ‘n Roll Hfx wants to make the Centre Plan the best it can be. We are organizing walks throughout the regional centre in partnership with local organizations, to improve residents' understanding of the plan's potential impacts and collect their feedback. What better way to talk about the plan than while walking through the areas it touches?

Walk n' Roll Hfx welcomes anyone interested in hosting a walk, or wanting to get involved in pedestrian issues, to get in touch via walknrollhfx@gmail.com or www.walknrollhfx.net.
20 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Bloomfield Neighbourhood Residents Association

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Meet at the "Little Park" on Fuller at Ontario.

Join members of the Bloomfield Neighbourhood Residents Association to discuss & give input on how the Centre Plan will impact our community. We will wander along Fuller, North, Agricola, May, Fern, Robie, Bilby, Almon and Isleville. Folks who want to keep chatting can grab a coffee on Agricola afterwards. (Please also see our 'weeknight walk' with the same theme on Nov 23)

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
19 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Sierra Club Canada Foundation

10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet at Gorsebrook Park, Inglis and Robie (5985 Inglis Street).

Sierra Club Canada Foundation presents a Halifax Diverse & Reimagining Halifax Harbour curated Centre Plan Walk!

Starting at Gorsebrook Park then working our way down to harbourfront and then to Seaport for a snack!
Here we will have program managers on hand to develop discussion on stormwater management and urban design for environmentally-focused Centre Plan comments.

Recommended registration: If you plan to attend, let us know at www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks/events or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
17 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walk | Spring Garden Road

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Front steps of Medjuck Building: 5410 Spring Garden Road

The walk will proceed down Clyde through Victoria Park and up College to the Dal Student Union Building (SUB). Along the way we will discuss heritage, human scale, public space, mobility and mixed use. This walk will help warm up the mind to the Centre Plan Workshop at the Dal SUB which starts at 6 P.M.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on www.facebook.com/centreplanwalks or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
17 November 2016

Walk n' Roll Community Led Walks | West End Business Owners - Oxford Street Corridor

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
3008 Oxford St., Suite 102 (side door on Cork)
In this Walk we are inviting West End business owners to give feedback on the Centre Plan and its potential impacts on your places of work, by actually walking through your neighbourhood and talking about what you like, and what you’d like to see changed. We will walk through the Oxford Street 'Corridor' (Liverpool to Bayers Road) as described in the Centre Plan.

While this walk is focused on the business community, it is open to all.

Recommended Registration: If you plan to attend, let us know on facebook.com/centreplanwalks or email walknrollhfx@gmail.com - this helps us with planning and allows us to contact you in the unlikely event of a cancellation.
17 November 2016

Community Conversation | Dalhousie Student Union Building

McInnes Room, Dalhousie University Student Union Building, 6136 University Avenue, Halifax, 6 - 8 p.m.

Join the community conversation! This meeting will give residents the opportunity to discuss the Centre Plan, ask questions and share feedback.
16 November 2016

Community Conversation | Dartmouth Sportsplex

Nantucket Room, Dartmouth Sportsplex, 110 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, 6 - 8 p.m.

Join the community conversation! This meeting will give residents the opportunity to discuss the Centre Plan, ask questions and share feedback.
14 November 2016

Community Conversation | Northwood Centre, Halifax

Shirley Burnstein Hall, Edward L Roach Building, 2615 Northwood Terrace, Halifax, 6 - 8 p.m.

Join the community conversation! This meeting will give residents the opportunity to discuss the Centre Plan, ask questions and share feedback.
09 November 2016

Community Conversation | Mic Mac AAC, Dartmouth

Mic Mac AAC, 192 Prince Albert Road, Dartmouth, 6 - 8 p.m.

Join the community conversation! This meeting will give residents the opportunity to discuss the Centre Plan, ask questions and share feedback.
19 October 2016

Urban Structure Release and Presentation

7 - 9 p.m. Spatz Theatre, 1855 Trollope Street Halifax NS
11 October 2016

Draft Launch Event | Objectives & Policy

7 - 9 p.m. (presentation at 7:30 p.m.) Alderney Landing (market area, main floor), Dartmouth

Join us to learn more about the objectives and policies relating to the centre plan's seven theme areas.
29 September 2016

Pop up: Integrated Mobility Workshop

Alderney Landing, 2 Octerloney Street
3 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
28 September 2016

Pop up: Integrated Mobility Workshop

Halifax Exhibition Centre, 200 Prospect Road
3 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
22 September 2016

Pop up: Integrated Mobility Workshop

Sunnyside Mall, 1595 Bedford Highway
3 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
21 September 2016

Pop up: Integrated Mobility Workshop

Cole Harbour Place, 51 Forest Hills Parkway
3 - 5 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m.
17 September 2016

Pop up: Quinfest

We're setting up an information booth at Quinfest on Quinpool Road in Halifax to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Subway.
07 September 2016

Pop up: Mic Mac Mall

We're setting up an information booth at Mic Mac Mall to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us from 12 - 2 p.m. just outside the food court.
25 August 2016

Pop up: Dartmouth Ferry Terminal

We're setting up an information booth at the Dartmouth Ferry Terminal to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us there from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
23 August 2016

Pop up: Halifax Waterfront

We're setting up an information booth on Sackville Landing at Nathan Green Square to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
18 August 2016

Pop up: Dartmouth Commons, Park Oven Networking Event

We're setting up an information booth at the Night Market in North End Halifax to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us there from 6-8 p.m. just beside the Park Oven.
06 August 2016

Pop up: Children's Festival at Victoria Park

We're setting up an information booth at the Children's Festival at Victoria Park in Halifax to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.
22 July 2016

Pop up: Screening of an outdoor movie at Sullivans Pond

We're setting up an information booth at Sullivan's Pond for the screening of the Lego Movie. You can find us from 7-9 p.m.
15 July 2016

Pop up: North End Halifax

We're setting up an information booth at the Night Market in North End Halifax to talk about Centre Plan. You can find us from 7-9 p.m. in the ally beside the old Carrot.
27 June 2016

Centre Plan Open House | Growth Scenarios

WHERE AND HOW SHOULD WE GROW?

Join the Planning & Development team at an open house to learn about different growth scenarios for the Regional Centre. Your feedback will help inform necessary changes to policies and regulations.

DROP BY ANYTIME BETWEEN 6 AND 9 PM. BRIEF PRESENTATIONS WILL BE MADE AT 6:30 PM AND 7:30 PM. In the Portia White Atrium.
11 May 2016

Neighbourhood Workshop: Halifax Forum

Join the Planning & Development team to share your knowledge about your neighbourhood within the Regional Centre.

The Workshop will run twice at each location: once from 1-3 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
05 May 2016

Neighbourhood Workshop: St. Mary's Boat Club

Join the Planning & Development team to share your knowledge about your neighbourhood within the Regional Centre.

The Workshop will run twice at each location: once from 1-3 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
03 May 2016

Neighbourhood Workshop: MicMac Rowing Club

Join the Planning & Development team to share your knowledge about your neighbourhood within the Regional Centre.

The Workshop will run twice at each location: once from 1-3 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
02 May 2016

Neighbourhood Workshop: Dartmouth North Community Centre

Join the Planning & Development team to share your knowledge about your neighbourhood within the Regional Centre.

The Workshop will run twice at each location: once from 1-3 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
21 March 2016

Centre Plan Launch Event: Alderney Landing, Dartmouth

Join us at our Launch Event to kick off development of the Centre Plan.

6-9 p.m. at Alderney Landing, Dartmouth