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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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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 We're excited to see more people out and being active thanks to Pokemon Go! Here are some tips to enjoy safely: https://t.co/RoiYi0colz
UWHalifax @CFC_hfx It is great news! We're so happy people are getting a lot of use out of it.
UWHalifax RT @sara_napier: Love seeing @halifax alive with such energy and sense of community! @UWHalifax https://t.co/F5yKtnqUAT
UWHalifax We're halfway through the season for the Mobile Food Market, and 93% surveyed say they would attend the market year round! Great news!
UWHalifax Thanks to the DND crew who cleared bushes and made flower beds in the heat yesterday at the Boys & Girls Club! https://t.co/gwdWEA9gWP
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