Gorsebrook Park Plan consultations

The municipality held a public open house on December 10, 2018 at the Dalhousie Student Union Building. A lot of what was heard in my public session in 2016 was reflect in the proposed design, though there are some concerns.  The public was in attendance to review a preliminary park concept and to provide feedback on design and layout options. The feedback received at the open house and via electronic submission has informed an updated concept. More info here


Saint Mary’s Boat Club Park

Significant work has gone into the building itself, the tennis area, and a new playground was installed in 2018.  Concerns are: landscaping issues, looking for some trees along the perimeter wooden platform next to play area at the lawn bowling needs to be replaced Lawn Bowling is not accessible, need to come up with a strategy Refresh the park signage and wayfinding, at the street, at the entrance and there is no indication any of the other assets are in read more


Raymond Taavel Park

I am so pleased that this Inglis Street Park has been renamed Raymond Taavel Park. You can read about his story here.  I love the ideas that the Friends of Raymond Taavel have generated and look forward to seeing these changes happen over this summer. On Wednesday August 19 2015 we set up a tent and played some funk and R&B music on a little boom box and asked people what they thought of Inglis Street Park.  What we heard read more


Marlborough Woods

MARLBOROUGH WOODS  After meeting with residents on site the following improvements are in the works Get a park sign there at the edge of the street leading to the water to better confirm access and when open and closed. residents would like it to have “no dumping, pack in it pack it out, no winter maintenance” and hours on it Picnic table was installed,  community is also hoping for a bench Medium term looking to bring back the old switchback read more


Public Open House: Cornwallis Park Rejuvenated

Public Open House Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 7:00 – 9:00 pm Westin Hotel, Atlantic Room 1181 Hollis St Halifax, NS , Halifax, NS B3H 2P6 Canada Imagine the rejuvenation of Cornwallis Park into an active space, a space that enables community programming, supports active use, and is a family friendly space.  A park with a purpose! Please join us on Wednesday, May 28th from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the Atlantic Room of the Westin Hotel, for a presentation by read more