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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 A living wage is 1 possible solution to lift people out of poverty. Will be interesting to hear the responses. https://t.co/TJts7dXpcy
UWHalifax Congratulations! A much needed space to help meet the community's health and wellness needs. https://t.co/5PbBF4rKZX
UWHalifax Great to hear important issues like food security and poverty being talked about in election debates - pls vote and let your voice be heard!
UWHalifax Thanks to our fabulous chefs/organizers for our kickoff this morning! What a great start to our office campaign. https://t.co/ZETsUWZV3X
UWHalifax An in-depth opinion piece on Canada's housing crisis, and the best way to solve it: https://t.co/mz4bnG7URN
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