Letter to Premier-Elect Houston Regarding Halifax’s Housing Crisis

Tim Houston
Premier-elect, Province of Nova Scotia
c/o PC Nova Scotia Party
5151 George St – Suite 1402
Halifax, NS B3J 2T3

August 25, 2021

Dear Mr Houston,

Congratulations on the firm and unequivocal win to you and all your candidates, staff and volunteers. I know how hard you all …


Lived Experience Advisory Committee on Homelessness – Councillor Lovelace

Motion for Council to Consider:

That Halifax Regional Council request a staff report and recommendations with respect to the establishment of a “Lived Experience Advisory Committee on Homelessness for HRM” designed collaboratively with community partners. This report and recommendations must be based on the principle that systemic problems need systemic …


Crisis Housing Motion – Mayor Savage

That Halifax Regional Council Waive the Rules of Order to suspend the notice provisions associated with motions and:

  • To Direct the CAO to implement a range of emergency supportive housing and emergency shelter accommodations for those who are unhoused in collaboration with and based on feedback from community-based social services

Statement on Housing Crisis and Police Response to the Removal of Shelters

What took place this week in Halifax has made it more clear than ever that we have an urgent housing problem to solve.  What happened this week made me sick to my stomach.

The lack of homes for vulnerable residents is the result of years of neglect from previous Provincial …


Provincial leaders responses to Affordable Housing letter

Hello all, came back briefly from my break from work to share these answers I received to my letter to the leaders after the first leader’s debate.

The Liberal, PC Party, and New Democratic Party letters are here for you to read, but the breakdown is the Liberal and …