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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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Watch our 2015 Campaign Video

Together, #wearepossibility



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 RT @CanadianPM: Prime Minister Trudeau is looking for the next generation of Canadian leadership. Become a #PMYouthCouncil member! https://…
UWHalifax RT @NSSeaSchool: Spaces left on our FREE HRM Take It Outside Excursions:August 7th from 9:00am-5:00pm and on August 12th from 5:30pm-8:30pm…
UWHalifax Help reduce loneliness and improve social capital - get to know your neighbours or visit with a senior who lives alone.
UWHalifax Did you know that loneliness can lead to depression, lower immune system functioning & high blood pressure? https://t.co/rnIhxeIp9o
UWHalifax The 11th Annual Welcome BBQ is coming up on Aug. 13, to bring together newcomers and current residents! https://t.co/SeY1H4f1ty
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