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A Vision for Halifax

We’re excited to share our vision for Halifax and the change we want to create in our city. Learn about our vision, see what others want to see in their future Halifax and share your vision.



Day of Caring®

Build a sense of community and teamwork!



Campaign Toolkit

Plan your campaign with posters, pledge forms, resources and more. 

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Three Harbour Swim

Swimmers will tackle Yarmouth, Halifax & Sydney harbours to kick off campaign



Halifax Connects

Bringing services to those who need them

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"When neighbours know neighbours, neighbourhoods are strong, supportive places to live."


Housing first

Housing and Homelessness Partnership

Housing First Annoucement


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  • Living on the Edge Radio Feature
    We recently ran our poverty simulation, Living on the Edge, with a group of Dalhousie University Social Work students. CBC's Carsten Knox joined us as a participant, and shared his experience on Information Morning. The Mp3 of the show can…
  • The Halifax I Love
    The Halifax I Love The Halifax I love   Since I was a little girl, I’ve always been proud to call Halifax home. Now that I’ve joined United Way Halifax, that pride has grown ten-fold.   With just over two months in my new role, I’ve been overwhelmed…
  • Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty
    Make the Month - changing perspectives on poverty Thanks to Todd Hirsch, who is an economist and regular columnist for the Globe and Mail, for sharing this blog post. You can follow him on Twitter @ABeconomist on Facebook at /ABEconomist or on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktoddhirsch  1 in 10 Canadians live…
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UWHalifax Great article about the social determinants of health with a great example of how circumstances affect health. https://t.co/iZhqXzJrZp
UWHalifax Thanks so much @HfxStanfield! Love that you're able to give more people the opportunity to make a difference. https://t.co/NsV8MJfb3j
UWHalifax Looking for a worthwhile volunteer opportunity? Help someone enjoy life more fully as a Vision Mate for CNIB! https://t.co/rVEoqdTchx
UWHalifax Great opinion piece from @xpress_local about spending more time being active and eating healthy with kids: https://t.co/pRfASR6st1
UWHalifax RT @sara_napier: Loved meeting the dedicated and compassionate team @SteppingStoneNS. Thank you for caring & advocating for equality and re…
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