Welcome to Shape Your City

Find information and get engaged on a broad range of municipal initiatives. We know that your time is precious and your opinion is important, Shape Your City makes it easy to give your input from the comfort of your home.

Archived projects remain available for you to look at and can be found on the right side under "Past Engagements".

This site complements traditional consultation activities like open houses and town halls by making engagement programs more inclusive, accessible and easier to share your opinions.

Find information and get engaged on a broad range of municipal initiatives. We know that your time is precious and your opinion is important, Shape Your City makes it easy to give your input from the comfort of your home.

Archived projects remain available for you to look at and can be found on the right side under "Past Engagements".

This site complements traditional consultation activities like open houses and town halls by making engagement programs more inclusive, accessible and easier to share your opinions.

  • Poverty Solutions

    about 17 hours ago
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    Help Halifax Regional Municipality and the United Way shape a strategy to address the root causes of poverty and create social and economic opportunity in Halifax.

    Help Halifax Regional Municipality and the United Way shape a strategy to address the root causes of poverty and create social and economic opportunity in Halifax.

  • Mumford Terminal Replacement Project

    9 days ago
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    Halifax Transit is currently working on a new terminal location and design to replace the existing Mumford Terminal. Review the proposed location sites for a replacement terminal, and share your thoughts by completing a short survey.

    Halifax Transit is currently working on a new terminal location and design to replace the existing Mumford Terminal. Review the proposed location sites for a replacement terminal, and share your thoughts by completing a short survey.

  • Gottingen Street Area Recreation Needs Assessment

    about 1 month ago
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    Tell us what you think. The Halifax Regional Municipality is conducting a recreation needs assessment for the community within Cornwallis St, Agricola St, North St and Brunswick St.

    Tell us what you think. The Halifax Regional Municipality is conducting a recreation needs assessment for the community within Cornwallis St, Agricola St, North St and Brunswick St.

  • Campaign Finance Accountability

    4 months ago
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    The public engagement is complete. Results will be shared soon.

    The public engagement is complete. Results will be shared soon.

  • Halifax Green Network

    over 2 years ago
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    Protecting open space is a core value for Halifax citizens and a primary objective of the 2014 Halifax Regional Plan. Halifax Regional Council has identified the need for a strategic vision and planning & implementation framework for protecting and managing open space. To achieve this goal, the development of the Halifax Green Network Plan is underway.


    Protecting open space is a core value for Halifax citizens and a primary objective of the 2014 Halifax Regional Plan. Halifax Regional Council has identified the need for a strategic vision and planning & implementation framework for protecting and managing open space. To achieve this goal, the development of the Halifax Green Network Plan is underway.


  • Almon Street Bike Lane

    5 months ago
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    Planning is underway to add bike lanes and sections of shared-lane pavement markings on Almon Street to enhance safety and to continue the implementation of a network of bicycle routes in the municipality. As of September 2017, new concepts are being proposed.

    Planning is underway to add bike lanes and sections of shared-lane pavement markings on Almon Street to enhance safety and to continue the implementation of a network of bicycle routes in the municipality. As of September 2017, new concepts are being proposed.
  • Integrated Mobility Plan

    about 1 year ago
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    The Integrated Mobility Plan (IMP) will create a vision for moving around the Halifax region and help to direct future investment in transportation demand management, transit, active transportation, and the roadway network to improve the links between residents and their communities.


    The Integrated Mobility Plan (IMP) will create a vision for moving around the Halifax region and help to direct future investment in transportation demand management, transit, active transportation, and the roadway network to improve the links between residents and their communities.


  • Centre Plan

    almost 2 years ago
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    The Centre Plan is phase three of HRMbyDesign, with the Regional Centre vision and principles in phase one and the creation of the Downtown Halifax Plan in phase two. The three phases present a vision of a dense, livable and prosperous Regional Centre (Dartmouth and Halifax urban core) that will create sustained economic and environmental benefits across the entire municipality. Read the draft plan

    The Centre Plan is phase three of HRMbyDesign, with the Regional Centre vision and principles in phase one and the creation of the Downtown Halifax Plan in phase two. The three phases present a vision of a dense, livable and prosperous Regional Centre (Dartmouth and Halifax urban core) that will create sustained economic and environmental benefits across the entire municipality. Read the draft plan

  • Downtown Halifax Plan Review

    2 days ago
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    Halifax's downtown is the commercial, civic and cultural heart of the Regional Centre, and possesses the greatest mix and intensity of land uses within the region. The Downtown Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (DHMPS) adopted by Council in 2009 provides a vision for the distinct character and growth aspirations for downtown Halifax and must be reviewed every five years.

    Halifax's downtown is the commercial, civic and cultural heart of the Regional Centre, and possesses the greatest mix and intensity of land uses within the region. The Downtown Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy (DHMPS) adopted by Council in 2009 provides a vision for the distinct character and growth aspirations for downtown Halifax and must be reviewed every five years.

  • Downtown Dartmouth Plan Review

    about 17 hours ago
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    The Vision of the Downtown Dartmouth Plan is to attract 4,000 new residents and many new businesses by the year 2020 while maintaining a walkable, small town feel, good design and public access to the waterfront.

    The Vision of the Downtown Dartmouth Plan is to attract 4,000 new residents and many new businesses by the year 2020 while maintaining a walkable, small town feel, good design and public access to the waterfront.