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.

  • Gray Arena

    about 1 month ago
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    The Gray Arena site, at the corner of Monique Avenue and Farthington Place in Dartmouth, has been deemed surplus and the municipality wants to hear your ideas for its future re-use.

    Please take the opportunity to share your feedback through our online survey that will be open until July 31.

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    The Gray Arena site, at the corner of Monique Avenue and Farthington Place in Dartmouth, has been deemed surplus and the municipality wants to hear your ideas for its future re-use.

    Please take the opportunity to share your feedback through our online survey that will be open until July 31.

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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

    over 1 year ago
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    The Halifax Regional Municipality is planning for the future direction of the Halifax Common. Please take the opportunity to provide feedback on the key directions and concept plans through our online survey running until July 16.

    The Halifax Regional Municipality is planning for the future direction of the Halifax Common. Please take the opportunity to provide feedback on the key directions and concept plans through our online survey running until July 16.

  • Talk Transit

    9 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

    over 2 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

    4 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.


  • Centre Plan

    over 3 years ago
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    Thanks for your input and ongoing support for the Centre Plan.

    Centre Plan Package A is on the Community Design Advisory Committee (CDAC) agenda for April 10, 2019.

    At that time the Centre Plan team will present Centre Plan Package A to the committee and they will have the opportunity to ask questions and make their recommendation on the proposed plan.


    Thanks for your input and ongoing support for the Centre Plan.

    Centre Plan Package A is on the Community Design Advisory Committee (CDAC) agenda for April 10, 2019.

    At that time the Centre Plan team will present Centre Plan Package A to the committee and they will have the opportunity to ask questions and make their recommendation on the proposed plan.


  • Midtown AAA Bikeway Connector Project

    4 months ago
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    The Midtown All-Ages-and-Abilities (AAA) Bikeways online survey has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated in our engagement sessions and completed our survey.

    Please stay tuned for the results of this engagement in a "What We Heard" report. The second round of engagement will be held in summer 2019 to review the concept designs for these bikeways.


    The Midtown All-Ages-and-Abilities (AAA) Bikeways online survey has now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated in our engagement sessions and completed our survey.

    Please stay tuned for the results of this engagement in a "What We Heard" report. The second round of engagement will be held in summer 2019 to review the concept designs for these bikeways.


  • Hope Blooms

    4 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who joined us for a public engagement session on March 27 and shared feedback through our online survey. The results of the engagement and survey will be compiled and given to the Director of Parks & Recreation. A scenario of community support will allow Hope Blooms to start actively building their community kitchen. In a situation without community support for the project, the results will go back to Council for review.

    Thank you to everyone who joined us for a public engagement session on March 27 and shared feedback through our online survey. The results of the engagement and survey will be compiled and given to the Director of Parks & Recreation. A scenario of community support will allow Hope Blooms to start actively building their community kitchen. In a situation without community support for the project, the results will go back to Council for review.

  • Bedford Highway

    8 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who completed a survey and participated in our open houses to discuss the future of the Bedford Highway.

    The survey has closed. Please stay tuned for the results of this engagement in a "What We Heard" document.


    Thank you to everyone who completed a survey and participated in our open houses to discuss the future of the Bedford Highway.

    The survey has closed. Please stay tuned for the results of this engagement in a "What We Heard" document.