In the last municipal election, about 125,000 people participated by casting their vote. That represents 33% of our total population in Halifax. What does the other 67% of our population think?
Should our municipal government be concerned about voter participation rates in the next municipal election?
Tell us what you think!
A response from the President of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce on the Mayors concern about business groups.
Until our offical site is ready we will be using this blog as a reference site for CFH. We have added a Resources page which contains the PowerPoint from our first meeting, and a membership form.
From what I hear, membership is growing by the hour…
Well, not a bad start to the Society! We had over 100 citizens meet this morning, all of whom were interested in making Halifax a better city to live in.
I think that we raised a few eyebrows, stirred up a few questions and garnered a lot of support.
One of the key questions heard is “What does liveable mean?” Good question, I am sure we all have a different view on what livable means. And is a question that deserves to be answered.
I was sent this resource which is a view of the most liveable city in America. Perhaps it can help us understand what the term “livable” really means…