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Encyclopedia > Halifax Regional Council

Halifax Regional Council is the governing body for the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia. Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: City Symbol: Kingfisher Location City Information Established: July 9, 1749 Area: (former city) 79. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Official languages None (English,French,Gaelic) Flower Trailing arbutus Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant-Governor Myra Freeman Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 11 10 Area Total  - Land  - Water    (% of total)  Ranked...


In April 1996 the City of Halifax, City of Dartmouth, Town of Bedford, and Halifax County were amalgamated into the Halifax Regional Municipality. The Halifax Regional Council consists of twenty-three councillors and one mayor. Elections are held every four years on leap years. By-elections for council seats have been held in 1998, 1999 and 2003 after some regional councillors were elected to the provincial legislature. A leap year (or intercalary year) is a year containing an extra day, week or month in order to keep the calendar year in sync with an astronomical or seasonal year. ...


An examination of boundaries took place throughout 2003/04 upon which there was a redistribution of districts. the 2004 municipal election saw the combination of two districts into one in Cole Harbour, as well as the creation of a new district in Clayton Park West.


Members

Councillor Ward Municipal District Notes
Peter J. Kelly Mayor
Steve Streatch 1 Eastern Shore - Musqudoboit Valley
Krista Snow 2 Waverly - Fall River - Beaver Bank
David Hendsbee 3 Preston - Lawrencetown - Chezzetcook Marine Drive - Valley - Canal Community Council Chair
Harry McInroy 4 Cole Harbour
Gloria McClusky 5 Dartmouth Centre
Andrew Younger 6 Dartmouth East - The Lakes
Bill Karsten 7 Portland - East Woodlawn
Becky Kent 8 Woodside - Eastern Passage
Jim Smith 9 Albro Lake - Harbourview Harbour East Community Council Chair
Mary Wile 10 Clayton Park West
Patrick Murphy 11 Halifax North End
Dawn Sloane 12 Halifax Downtown
Sue Uteck 13 Northwest Arm - South End Peninsula Community Council Chair
Sheila Fougere 14 Connaught - Quinpool
Russell Walker 15 Fairview - Clayton Park Deputy Mayor
Debbie Hum 16 Rockingham - Wentworth
Linda Mosher 17 Purcell's Cove - Armdale
Stephen D. Adams 18 Spryfield - Herring Cove Chebucto Community Council Chair, Western Region Community Council Chair
Brad Johns 19 Sackville - Lucasville North West Community Council Chair
Bob Harvey 20 Lower Sackville
Vacant 21 Bedford
Reg Rankin 22 Timberlea - Prospect
Gary Meade 23 Hammonds Plains - St. Margaret's

Peter J. Kelly is the current mayor of the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia. ... Sheila Fougere is a politician of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. ...

See also

  • Halifax Regional Municipality Municipal Election, 2004 for a list candidates and results.

List of mayors of Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia The Halifax Regional Municipality is a regional municipality in central Nova Scotia, Canada. ... List of mayors of Halifax, Nova Scotia Stephen Binney - 1841 - 1842 Edward Kenny - 1842 Thomas Williamson - 1842 - 1843 Alexander Keith - 1843 - 1844 Hugh Bell - 1844 - 1845 Andrew MacKinlay - 1845 - 1846 Joseph Jennings - 1846 - 1847 William Machin Stairs - 1847 - 1848 Adam Hemmeon - 1848 - 1849 Henry Pryor - 1849 - 1850 William Caldwell - 1850... The Municipality of the County of Halifax was created in 1879. ...

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Halifax Regional Municipality: Information from Answers.com (2330 words)
Halifax Regional Municipality (2001 pop.: 359,111) and 2006 pop estimated at 385,000, commonly referred to as HRM, is a Canadian regional municipality, the largest population centre in both the Province of Nova Scotia and the Atlantic region, the provincial capital, and a major economic centre of Canada's east coast.
The Halifax Regional Municipality occupies an area of 5,577 km² [2], comparative to the province of Prince Edward Island, and measures approximately 165 km in length between its eastern and western-most extremities.
The Halifax Regional Municipality is comprised of 359,111 residents (2001 census).
Halifax Regional Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (312 words)
Halifax Regional Council is the governing body for the Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia.
In April 1996 the councils for the City of Halifax, City of Dartmouth, Town of Bedford, and Halifax County were amalgamated into the Halifax Regional Municipality.
The Halifax Regional Council consists of twenty-three councillors and one mayor.
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