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Further the liveability and attractiveness of our urban core.

FIVE YEAR OBJECTIVE

Further the liveability and attractiveness of our urban core.

SHORT-TERM ACTIONS (YEARS 1-2)

  1. Adopt a comprehensive 5-year, $50 million intergovernmental capital improvement campaign to repair and enhance the public realm in the Urban Core.

    Lead: SUP
    Business Community Engagement: MEDIUM

  2. Establish an ongoing dedicated “Strategic Urban Reserve” fund for Urban Core beautification, “pole-free area,” public art and infrastructure improvements.

    Lead: SUP
    Business Community Engagement: MEDIUM

  3. Progress the plan to implement a downtown Halifax district heating/cooling network.

    Lead: SUP
    Business Community Engagement: MEDIUM

MEASUREMENT

  • Increased building permits in Regional Centre
  • Regional Centre population growth
  • More private investment in Regional Centre ($1.5 billion)
  • Public perception of downtown vibrancy