Progressive Ideas: My plan for the next four years | Campaign 2016

On October 15, 2016 I was elected as Councillor for District 7 Halifax South Downtown.  Once again, as I did in 2012, I’ve archived the campaign site here on my blog, so that all my web material is all in one place.  Below was the top page of promises, that drills down to more detailed policy proposals. ON OCTOBER 15, RE-ELECT WAYE MASON In 2012 the residents of District 7 voted for change and together we’ve made great progress. Council has been reformed, read more


Proven Results

PROVEN RESULTS: REPORT CARD 2016 I made 30 commitments during the 2012 election, and I have provided yearly report cards to residents about my progress. As of May 2016, 22 commitments have been completed, and eight are underway and on going. FIX COUNCIL:     PROMISE STATUS DETAILS Establish a Municipal Ombudsperson’s Office Pass a sunshine by-law Complete The provincial Office of the Ombudsman provides these services. Motion made to better coordinate and publicize this service to residents who are read more


Housing affordability a critical issue for HRM and District 7

Like the last election I’ve made 30 promises this campaign, progressive ideas that focus on our neighbourhood priorities, supports stronger communities, and builds a better HRM. This is a detail policy blog that outlines three of those promises. Halifax Regional Municipality must continue to set the agenda on issues of housing and homelessness. As Halifax’s economy has started to grow, development has returned to the peninsula with a speed and ferocity that has not been seen since the Second World War. This pressure is making it harder for read more


Protecting our homes and neighbourhoods in District 7

Like the last election I’ve made 30 promises this campaign, progressive ideas that focus on our neighbourhood priorities, supports stronger communities, and builds a better HRM. This is a detail policy blog that outlines three of those promises. We need to protect and preserve family-oriented residential neighbourhoods in District 7 and HRM’s regional centre. Recent rapid growth in Halifax has lead to some questionable developments in our historically residential neighbourhoods of low-rise, wood frame houses and flats. District 7 residents are not against development or change. We want read more


Plan to renew our aging parks and rec infrastructure

Like the last election I’ve made 30 promises this campaign, progressive ideas that focus on our neighbourhood priorities, supports stronger communities, and builds a better HRM. This is a detail policy blog that outlines three of those promises. District 7 parks and rec facilities are wonderful, but aging. After years of neglect we are bringing them back. When people think of the peninsula and parks, they focus on big regional parks like the Common and Point Pleasant Park. While residents enjoy these spaces, we need to continue to read more







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