Prince Albert/Glenwood Development #2

April 5, 2018 Sam Austin 20

The controversial development proposal for the corner of Prince Albert Road and Glenwood Avenue returned to Harbour East Community Council this evening. Up for debate, the original rezoning request and the developer’s offer to reduce […]

E-Newsletter March 2018

March 25, 2018 Sam Austin 0

News: World Canoe Championship: The big breaking news this week is that Canoe Kayak Canada and our local Atlantic Division have been successful in landing the 2022 World Canoe Sprint Championship for Lake Banook. The […]

E-Newsletter February 2018

February 21, 2018 Sam Austin 1

News Alderney Ferry Schedule Change The Alderney ferry schedule changed this week. As of Tuesday, Halifax Transit is providing 15-minute weekday service in both directions, beginning at 7:00 am from Dartmouth and 7:15 am from […]

E-Newsletter January 2018

January 24, 2018 Sam Austin 0

News Community Grants Program 2018-2019: The 2018-2019 Community Grants program is now open for applications. The Grants Program provides project specific awards to registered non-profit organizations and charities located in HRM. Deadlines for applications is March […]

E-Newsletter December 2017

December 19, 2017 Sam Austin 1

Happy Holidays Before launching into the business of my last newsletter of 2017 (a lot to cover this month), I wanted to take a moment to wish you the best for the holidays and the […]

Redesigning Prince Albert Road

November 27, 2017 Sam Austin 23

If you missed the meeting on Thursday night at the Mic Mac Aquatic Club, there is an exciting project under consideration: a redesign of Prince Albert Road around Grahams Grove. The upcoming road project would […]

Participatory Budgeting 2017 Results

November 7, 2017 Sam Austin 11

Well Dartmouth, it was a busy night at the Findlay Community Centre as District 5’s first participatory budget became reality. Turnout was more than I was expecting. We had 640 people cast ballots. At one […]

E-Newsletter November 2017

November 6, 2017 Sam Austin 0

Public Meetings/Consultation Participatory Budget Vote Night Tuesday November 7th, 6:00 – 8:15 p.m. Findlay Community Centre Tomorrow, on November 7th, the first participatory budgeting process will conclude in District 5 with the award of $50,000 […]

Participatory Budgeting November 7

November 1, 2017 Sam Austin 3

Participatory Budgeting: I’m excited to be launching Participatory Budgeting in District 5. My Participatory Budgeting process will allow residents to have a direct say in how $50,000 of our $94,000 District Capital Fund is spent. […]