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.

  • Transit Priority Corridors - Bayers Road and Gottingen Street

    18 days ago
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    Halifax Transit is looking for ways to improve the movement of buses on Bayers Road and Gottingen Street to make transit service faster and more reliable. Learn about the provide feedback on the options being considered.

    Halifax Transit is looking for ways to improve the movement of buses on Bayers Road and Gottingen Street to make transit service faster and more reliable. Learn about the provide feedback on the options being considered.

  • Poverty Solutions

    24 days 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

    about 1 month ago
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    This survey has closed. Halifax Transit would like to thank all those who participated. Survey results will be shared in the coming days.

    This survey has closed. Halifax Transit would like to thank all those who participated. Survey results will be shared in the coming days.

  • Gottingen Street Area Recreation Needs Assessment

    2 months 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

    5 months ago
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    Engagement results are in from our online survey and in person public engagement sessions.

    We asked: what level of accountability is required for campaign finances that will not create barriers for candidates to run for office? View the responses for campaign finance accountability and comments on the 2016 municipal voter experience

    Engagement results are in from our online survey and in person public engagement sessions.

    We asked: what level of accountability is required for campaign finances that will not create barriers for candidates to run for office? View the responses for campaign finance accountability and comments on the 2016 municipal voter experience

  • 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

    6 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

    26 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.