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Downtown Halifax Business Commission has launched The Downtown Parking Pitch to address issues related to parking in Downtown Halifax.
On Friday, September 30, 2016, several groups, including the Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association, North End Business Association, Main Street Dartmouth and Area Business Improvement Association, Spring Garden Area Busin
LAW AMENDMENTS PRESENTATION FOR BILL NO. 177 – May 16, 2016
PAUL MACKINNON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DOWNTOWN HALIFAX BUSINESS COMMISSION
Dear Mayor Mike Savage and HRM Councillors:
Why is there so much construction happening all at once Downtown?
If the recent commercial tax reform report from the city’s financial staff had been given an unofficial title, it would have been “Commercial Tax Reform: It’s Too Hard To Do”. The report, after much useful analysis, produced two simple recommendations.
In April, Regional Council directed staff to consider commercial tax measures that would address concerns specific to small and independent businesses in the central business district (Downtown Halifax/Dartmouth) and main street and commercial corridors. Last Friday, staff submitted their report
As part of an initiative of Downtowns Canada, downtown organizations across the country will host forums with federal candidates from Sept. 14-22.
This Tuesday, July 21, Halifax Regional Council will make a decision that has been ten years in the making -- whether or not they truly wish to embark on a consistent effort to invest in our main streets. If they vote yes, we can begin.