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.

  • Accessible Parking

    4 days ago
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    The municipality wants to know your thoughts about accessible parking in the region.

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

    Please join us at any one of four public engagement sessions being held in April.


    The municipality wants to know your thoughts about accessible parking in the region.

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

    Please join us at any one of four public engagement sessions being held in April.


  • Hope Blooms

    10 days ago
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    We want to hear from you regarding a proposed Community Kitchen for Hope Blooms. Join us for a community engagement session to help shape this project.

    We want to hear from you regarding a proposed Community Kitchen for Hope Blooms. Join us for a community engagement session to help shape this project.

  • Midtown AAA Bikeway Connector Project

    12 days ago
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    The Midtown All-Ages-and-Abilities (AAA) Bikeway Connector Project will bridge the gap between existing and future AAA bikeways and allow more people to get to where they are going by bicycle.

    We want to hear from you about how we can make these streets great cycling routes for everyone.


    The Midtown All-Ages-and-Abilities (AAA) Bikeway Connector Project will bridge the gap between existing and future AAA bikeways and allow more people to get to where they are going by bicycle.

    We want to hear from you about how we can make these streets great cycling routes for everyone.


  • Dutch Village Road Enhancements

    11 months ago
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    The online survey is now closed. Thanks to all who attended the open house and responded to the online survey. Your feedback is important to us. The project panels can be found in the document library.


    The online survey is now closed. Thanks to all who attended the open house and responded to the online survey. Your feedback is important to us. The project panels can be found in the document library.


  • Herring Cove Road

    3 months ago
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    Thanks to everyone who attended the Herring Cove Road Open House. We received lots of great feedback. The project boards and maps can be found in the document library. Please note the online survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to provide feedback your input is appreciated.





    Thanks to everyone who attended the Herring Cove Road Open House. We received lots of great feedback. The project boards and maps can be found in the document library. Please note the online survey is now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to provide feedback your input is appreciated.





  • Talk Transit

    5 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.

  • Municipal Budget 2019

    29 days ago
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    Each year the municipal budget is presented to, debated, and approved by Regional Council. Each department (Called a Business Unit) presents their proposed capital budget to Regional Council via Budget Committee meetings(External link). These meetings are open to the public, and can be watched(External link) or listened to(External link) online.

    Each year the municipal budget is presented to, debated, and approved by Regional Council. Each department (Called a Business Unit) presents their proposed capital budget to Regional Council via Budget Committee meetings(External link). These meetings are open to the public, and can be watched(External link) or listened to(External link) online.

  • Spring Garden Road Enhancements

    9 months ago
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    Thank you to everyone who attended the public engagement on Jan. 7, 2019 and provided feedback on the three options for the functional plan for Spring Garden Road. Your input will help inform the recommended option.

    Once there is a shared understanding of how the street will work, schematic design will explore how to make it a welcoming environment, particularly for people on foot and those getting on and off the bus. Stay tuned for more public engagement and review the What We Heard in the document section.

    Thank you to everyone who attended the public engagement on Jan. 7, 2019 and provided feedback on the three options for the functional plan for Spring Garden Road. Your input will help inform the recommended option.

    Once there is a shared understanding of how the street will work, schematic design will explore how to make it a welcoming environment, particularly for people on foot and those getting on and off the bus. Stay tuned for more public engagement and review the What We Heard in the document section.

  • Campaign Finance Accountability

    almost 2 years ago
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    Thank you to everyone who provided feedback about municipal election campaign financing. Your contributions have helped to inform the Halifax Regional Municipality’s new By-law C-1100, respecting HRM Election Campaign Financing.

    On Oct. 30, 2018, Regional Council adopted By-law C-1100, respecting HRM Election Campaign Financing, which will increase accountability, transparency, and equality in municipal elections.

    The By-law took effect on Nov. 24, 2018.

    Thank you to everyone who provided feedback about municipal election campaign financing. Your contributions have helped to inform the Halifax Regional Municipality’s new By-law C-1100, respecting HRM Election Campaign Financing.

    On Oct. 30, 2018, Regional Council adopted By-law C-1100, respecting HRM Election Campaign Financing, which will increase accountability, transparency, and equality in municipal elections.

    The By-law took effect on Nov. 24, 2018.

  • Transit Priority - Gottingen Street

    over 1 year ago
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    We’re making transit better on Gottingen Street by designing a dedicated northbound bus lane. This will give buses an advantage during morning and afternoon rush hour periods. Come have a look at the design and learn more about the project details.

    We’re making transit better on Gottingen Street by designing a dedicated northbound bus lane. This will give buses an advantage during morning and afternoon rush hour periods. Come have a look at the design and learn more about the project details.