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Information about the 2020 Participatory Budgeting process coming soon. Vote will take place in spring 2020.

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Hi, I’m Waye, Councillor for District 7!

I am an activist, entrepreneur, educator and municipal councillor, and I was first elected in 2012 and then re-elected to Halifax Regional Council in 2016.

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News & Updates

  • Wifi at the Oval, AirBnB party house reporting, upcoming issues for 2020, more

    I hope you had an enjoyable winter holiday period. We were back at City Hall last week holding a Budget Committee meeting, meeting residents, and of course enjoying the inconvenient but beautiful snow day on Wednesday! A lot is coming up this year in terms of important direction for the municipality – decision and direction on higher order transit, library construction and rehabilitation funding, affordable housing funding through the new Centre Plan fund, of course Halifact 2050, our municipal contribution

  • Winter on Jubilee Road Young Ave update, Gorsebrook Park, geosmin, more

    What a couple of weeks eh? First off, a huge thank you to the Young Avenue District Heritage Conservation Society, the Park to Park Community Association, the NS Heritage Trust, the Local Council of Women Halifax, and every other group and individual who rallied so quickly last week to save Young Avenue. From an unexpected notice of motion on November 26 to the withdrawal of the motion December 3, hundreds of people called councillors, sent in letters, signed petitions, and mobilized the community.

  • Participatory Budget vote cancelled, affordable housing program and Centre Plan, more

    Hello all, couple of quick notes and some great community events to share. The District 7 Participatory Budgeting Vote Night scheduled for November 4th has been cancelled. We tried moving the vote night to the Fall to see if we could get more people involved, and it has not worked out! We did not get enough projects submitted to allow for a vote, so we have decided to consider funding all the projects that were submitted. This means that while there

  • Campbellton Crane, Camp Hill, participatory budgeting, and congrats to Melody + more

    Hello all, It’s been an eventful and exhausting couple of weeks since the last newsletter or hurricane update!  Several items to let you know about below. Residents should check out my new and updated website at https://wayemason.ca while the content is largely the same this one is easier to navigate, less visually complicated and works better on mobile devices.  Please let me know what you think and if you find any bugs. On the crane collapse – I was glad to see the province declare

  • Hurricane Dorian recovery update 2 Sept 9 12 noon

      A lot of the District 7 has gotten power back but there are still large areas without.  I will be touring the area with Mayor Savage and Deputy Fire Chief Bezanson at 2pm to get a better idea about the work in front of us.  NS Power will have new projected times later today (see below) Been getting a lot of calls about trees.  To be clear – municipal staff will be removing municipal (street & park) trees damaged in

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