Update #2 – Cogswell, Young Ave, swearing in and first meeting of new council.

District 7 Events- November 2016 Another quick update with a full listing of events and public meetings for November. Public Meetings & Hearings – here’s what’s included: Public Information Meeting – Cogswell Interchange Redevelopment Nova Scotia and Permanent Residency Immigration Information Session Public Information Meeting – Young Avenue By-Law Amendments Halifax Regional Council: First Meeting of New Council Community Events and Information – here’s what’s included: Panel Discussion: Precarious U Spur – a national festival of politics, art and ideas Nova read more

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

Update #1 – Canadian Martyrs, Young Ave, Centre Plan, Grammar School, Stormwater fee, and more…

NEWS Thank you so much to the voters in Halifax South Downtown for giving me your support and your trust.  Thank you for re-electing me as Councillor for District 7. During the campaign I made 30 promises regarding priorities that matter to you – things like protecting heritage buildings, preventing destructive development and solving parking issues in our neighbourhoods. I was at at City Hall today already working to putting these plans in motion. I look forward to working with 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