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Tues Sep 24 2019 at 6PM at Halifax City Hall: Important Public Hearing on Green Network Plan – re Wildlife Corridors

UPDATE Wed Sep 25, 2019: The Amendment “to the Regional Plan’s conservation design development agreement policies to specifically reference the Important and Essential Corridors shown on Map 5)”  received unanimous approval at yesterdays meeting of Halifax Regional Council!!!! —————– Halifax … Continue reading

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NCC/HRM Wilderness Park funding on final stretch

The Nature Conservancy of Canada is making appeals to help them (us) to cross the finish line for financing of the ‘urban wilderness’ park on the Clayton lands in the area of Williams and Colpitt Lakes. An $8 million project, … Continue reading

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Bus and Ferry News

Info forwarded by Nathan Brett, June 27, 2019: Two items that might be of interest to you 1) Halifax Transit will not reduce the #15 to rush hour only this August as had been suggested. It does plan to do … Continue reading

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McIntosh Run Watershed Association hiring Trail Crew

“The McIntosh Run Watershed Association (MRWA) is hiring energetic people to form a Trail Crew to build singletrack trails between Spryfield and Herring Cove, Nova Scotia”. View details

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May 29, 2019 (7:00PM – 8:15PM): Our Storied Local Landscape

Author’s Stage: Our Storied Local Landscape When: Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (7:00PM – 8:15PM) Where: Captain William Spry Public Library, Spryfield Description Local author Carol Bruneau reads from her latest novel, A Circle on the Surface, set in Halifax’s Mainland … Continue reading

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Chuck-Will’s-Widow sighted in Halifax

A post by Nature Photographer Simon d’Entremont on his Facebook page is attracting lots of attention – and envy amongst bird-watchers Says Simon: One of the rarest and most unusual birds I’ll ever get to photograph in Nova Scotia. The … Continue reading

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# 15…

On a Facebook post today: The CH article (subscription required) Screen capture of the top of the CH article (before stuff blocked the view):

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No 15 nixed

TRANSIT Bus route 15 to be discontinued THE CHRONICLE HERALD Nov 30, 2018 by FRANCIS CAMPBELL Extracts: This week, regional council voted in favour of implementing routing and peak perod service for Route 415 in the Purcells Cove area, sporadically … Continue reading

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Update on the #15: Council Meeting on Tuesday Nov 27, 2018

From Nathan Brett: Council Meeting Announcement Regional Council will consider the motion to cut service to the Cove area to rush hour only (weekdays only) at the meeting this Tuesday, November 27 which starts at 1:00 p.m. If you can, … Continue reading

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#15 Bus Action Committee letter to HRM Council, the Mayor and Transit staff

This is it … the last week of the campaign to save the #15 bus from further cuts. Just a friendly reminder to get your letters about the #15 bus into (with instructions: “Please circulate to members of Council, … Continue reading

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