Important Update On Young Avenue

UPDATE:  after considerable uproar and it looking increasingly unlikely that the motion would get anywhere near the votes required, Councillor Adams withdrew his motion at the December 3, 2019 Council meeting. A lot of residents have contacted me asking why Councillor Adams gave a Notice of Motion to ask council to consider allowing multi-unit apartment buildings on Young Ave. (edit – the motion does not explicitly ask for multi-unit, but that is what the proponent has asked for since April, and read more


Crane Removal Update – Government of Nova Scotia – Wednesday October 23 2019 11:08am

Workers successfully removed the top section of the main tower of the fallen crane late yesterday. This represents a major milestone in the project. With both the top and middle sections of the tower removed from the building over the past two days,  the evacuation order has been lifted by Halifax Fire and Emergency for residents in the northeast and northwest sides of the Trillium. As work is still ongoing, it is recommended that residents stay off their balconies and read more


Halifax Fire and Emergency Tuesday October 22, 2019 10:15pm Amendment to Evacuation Order of September 9th, 2019

By the authority granted by the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter S.N.S., 2008 c. 39 s. 308, the evacuation order issued on September 9th, 2019 is hereby amended. The following property may be reoccupied 1445 South Park Street Units 1306, 1206, 1105, 1005, 905, 805, 705, 605, 505,405,1305, 1205, 1104, 1004, 904, 804, 704, 604, 504, 404, and 304 under the following conditions: The residents of the above units refrain from using their balconies until such time as there is no read more


Halifax Fire and Emergency Saturday October 19, 2019 11:15 Amendment to Evacuation Order of September 9th, 2019

By the authority granted by the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter S.N.S., 2008 c. 39 s. 308, the evacuation order issued on September 9th, 2019 is hereby amended. The following property may be reoccupied 5688 Spring Garden Road under the following conditions: The business known as Stillwells will not open to the public. The business will vacate during times that work is being conducted to remove the crane and /or when directed by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education under read more


Crane Removal  – Government of Nova Scotia Update – Friday October 18, 2019 3:47pm

Over the past several weeks we have talked about how complex this project is and this is one of many reasons why it has been challenging to provide a timeline. With all factors considered including the safety of our workers, we expect that the rest of the crane can be dismantled and removed in about 10 working days, weather permitting and provided there are no unforeseen issues. It is our hope that it will be safe for those who have read more