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.

  • Bedford-Sackville Greenway Corridor

    6 days ago
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    Come participate in the first round of public engagement to let us know about your experience using the Bedford-Sackville Greenway Corridor! Information on facility usage, user experience and priorities will be collected to aid in the development of route alignment concepts for the extensions of the greenway facility and to inform on how the existing sections of the corridor can be improved.
    Where: Sunnyside Mall, Unit 158
    Date: Thursday, Sept. 19
    Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

    If you cannot attend and would still like to provide information, please complete the survey on the project page.

    Come participate in the first round of public engagement to let us know about your experience using the Bedford-Sackville Greenway Corridor! Information on facility usage, user experience and priorities will be collected to aid in the development of route alignment concepts for the extensions of the greenway facility and to inform on how the existing sections of the corridor can be improved.
    Where: Sunnyside Mall, Unit 158
    Date: Thursday, Sept. 19
    Time: 6:30-8:30 pm

    If you cannot attend and would still like to provide information, please complete the survey on the project page.

  • Dartmouth Cove

    21 days ago
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    The vision for the community of Dartmouth Cove is to have a walkable, cycle-friendly area, increasing the connection between the area and the existing downtown Dartmouth.

    The municipality will be sharing concept designs for the area and would like to get your feedback. Concepts will include figures for the bridge aesthetics and potential layouts for the multi-use trail.

    Stay tuned for an opportunity to share your feedback through an online survey.

    The vision for the community of Dartmouth Cove is to have a walkable, cycle-friendly area, increasing the connection between the area and the existing downtown Dartmouth.

    The municipality will be sharing concept designs for the area and would like to get your feedback. Concepts will include figures for the bridge aesthetics and potential layouts for the multi-use trail.

    Stay tuned for an opportunity to share your feedback through an online survey.

  • Public Appointments Policy

    about 2 months ago
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    The Public Appointment Policy guides the application and appointment process for municipal boards, committees, and commissions.

    Written in 2011, the current Public Appointment Policy is in need of revision. We have already gathered feedback from our volunteers, and would like to hear from the public about how they view and process and policy. Your feedback will help to shape the revised policy.

    Please take a moment to share your thoughts by completing the online survey.

    The Public Appointment Policy guides the application and appointment process for municipal boards, committees, and commissions.

    Written in 2011, the current Public Appointment Policy is in need of revision. We have already gathered feedback from our volunteers, and would like to hear from the public about how they view and process and policy. Your feedback will help to shape the revised policy.

    Please take a moment to share your thoughts by completing the online survey.

  • Lyle-Shore Local Street Bikeway

    2 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who participated in our community engagements, and shared their thoughts through our online survey, as the municipality considers options for designating Lyle Street and Shore Road in Dartmouth as “Local Street Bikeways(External link)

    Stay tuned for "What We Heard" document in the coming weeks.


    Thanks to everyone who participated in our community engagements, and shared their thoughts through our online survey, as the municipality considers options for designating Lyle Street and Shore Road in Dartmouth as “Local Street Bikeways(External link)

    Stay tuned for "What We Heard" document in the coming weeks.


  • Gray Arena

    3 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who participated in our public engagement session and online survey. The survey is now closed and we will be using your feedback to inform a report that will be shared with Regional Council.

    Council will then decide on what happens next and will take your feedback into account.

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    Thanks to everyone who participated in our public engagement session and online survey. The survey is now closed and we will be using your feedback to inform a report that will be shared with Regional Council.

    Council will then decide on what happens next and will take your feedback into account.

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  • Spring Garden Road Enhancements

    about 1 year ago
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    Check out our schematic designs of the street showing options for amenities – items like benches, trees, planters, bus stops and lighting.

    Check out our schematic designs of the street showing options for amenities – items like benches, trees, planters, bus stops and lighting.
  • Halifax Common Master Plan

    almost 2 years ago
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    The online survey is now closed. Thanks to all who have provided feedback. There has been a tremendous amount of interest about the entire Halifax Common Plan that will be considered to determine the next steps. While the survey is now closed, individual submissions can be made to the project team at: commonplan@halifax.ca

    The online survey is now closed. Thanks to all who have provided feedback. There has been a tremendous amount of interest about the entire Halifax Common Plan that will be considered to determine the next steps. While the survey is now closed, individual submissions can be made to the project team at: commonplan@halifax.ca

  • Talk Transit

    11 months ago
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    Welcome to Talk Transit – a platform for current and potential transit users to let Halifax Transit know their thoughts on important transit topics.

    Welcome to Talk Transit – a platform for current and potential transit users to let Halifax Transit know their thoughts on important transit topics.

  • St. Andrew's Community Centre Construction

    almost 3 years ago
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    The multi-year funding plan for the construction of the new community centre at the St. Andrews site is moving forward! The stakeholder committee, in consultation with Architecture 49 are in the process of finalizing the design for the facility. The facility will be inclusive, welcoming, and an exciting new addition to our current 68 Parks and Recreation Facilities in Halifax Regional Municipality.

    Once designs are complete, the public will be invited to view architectural drawings which will show more specific building elements.


    The multi-year funding plan for the construction of the new community centre at the St. Andrews site is moving forward! The stakeholder committee, in consultation with Architecture 49 are in the process of finalizing the design for the facility. The facility will be inclusive, welcoming, and an exciting new addition to our current 68 Parks and Recreation Facilities in Halifax Regional Municipality.

    Once designs are complete, the public will be invited to view architectural drawings which will show more specific building elements.


  • Accessible Parking

    6 months ago
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    Thank you to those who participated in the engagement sessions that took place on April 4 & 11, and thank you to those that filled out our online survey.

    Your input will help us to identify the criteria that should be considered when planning for the future of on-street accessible parking.


    Thank you to those who participated in the engagement sessions that took place on April 4 & 11, and thank you to those that filled out our online survey.

    Your input will help us to identify the criteria that should be considered when planning for the future of on-street accessible parking.