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Waye Mason in front of City Hall (Star)


Waye Mason is a community leader, entrepreneur, educator and Halifax Regional Councillor. Prior to his election as Councillor, Waye has grown businesses, led member organizations and developed the arts and culture sector in Nova Scotia for over two decades.

As a municipal councillor, Waye has championed bringing transparency and accountability to Halifax Regional Council. Waye first got elected to council in 2012 and was re-elected in 2016 and 2020 due in part to what Halifax Magazine referred to as his “relentless constituency work.”

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Housing Crisis


  • How HRM sets the tax rate – focus on the average impact

    The short version Every year most folks (including a lot of the media) become convinced Council is taking both the increase in assessment and then increasing the tax rate on top of that. In plain English, HRM sets a target for the average tax bill increase, not the rate increase.  This means Council votes on […]

  • Speaking Notes on Police Budget Grand Parade April 9 2020

    Check against delivery I cannot support the proposed increase to the HRP base budget at this time. I am not anti-police, though I do recognize the harms and trauma that we’ve heard from residents, these are very real experiences and must concern all of us. I also recognize how important well-functioning and well-supported police are […]

  • Unsanctioned Street Party Update #2

    As promised here is an update on steps being taken to reduce the kind of trouble we sometimes see with students and disruption in the neighbourhoods around the universities in Halifax. Last week I was joined by Mayor Savage, CAO Jacque Dube, HRM staff and the Chief of Police in a meeting with Dalhousie President […]