The Latest - Advocacy

16
December
2021

Dear Premier Houston:

We are writing to you today representing over 4,000 downtown and main street businesses from across Nova Scotia. We are at a critical stage in our fight against COVID-19. We require your immediate attention and assistance so that our members can persevere through this phase best described as “living with Covid”. 

17
September
2021

"IDA Canada is calling on all parties to commit to support the economic and social recovery of our downtowns and main streets through more long-term and sustainable initiatives," says Kate Fenske, the Chair of the International Downtown Association – Canada (IDA Canada) and CEO of Downtown Winnipeg.

03
June
2021

 

June 1, 2021

The Honourable Iain Rankin
Premier of Nova Scotia
Office of the Premier
7th Floor, One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 1X5

Dear Premier Rankin:

27
May
2021

 

May 27, 2021 

The Hon. Iain Rankin
Premier of Nova Scotia
Office of the Premier
7th Floor, One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 1X5

Dear Premier Rankin:

20
May
2021

 

May 20, 2021 

The Hon. Iain Rankin
Premier of Nova Scotia
Office of the Premier
7th Floor, One Government Place
1700 Granville Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 1X5

Dear Premier Rankin:

05
February
2019

Since the spring of 2018, 27 organizations worked together to facilitate discussions around the redevelopment of the Cogswell District to ensure that Halifax advances with the best overall urban design vision possible for the project.

27
April
2018

Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC) is a member-funded organization whose goal is to bring greater vitality to the downtown core of Halifax. It focuses on four areas: advocacy, beautification, marketing and communications, and membership engagement.

10
April
2018

The recently formed coalition of transit advocates, Leading with Transit, will hold a series of public forums to discuss and gather feedback and recommendations on the future of transit and the city. A total of four forums will be held in Dartmouth, Spryfield, Sackville, and Halifax.

15
February
2018

Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC) announced today that Tamika Butler, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, will be speaking at the 16th Annual Carmichael Lecture taking place on Thursday, March 1, in the Nova Scotia Ballroom at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, 1919 Upper Water Street, 6:00-8:00 pm.

07
November
2017

On Saturday, November 4, Downtown Halifax Business Commission’s Argyle Grafton Share the Street Party brought thousands of Haligonians together to celebrate the newly transformed pedestrian-friendly shared street and revitalized entertainment district.

26
January
2017

Downtown Halifax Business Commission has launched The Downtown Parking Pitch to address issues related to parking in Downtown Halifax.