No, in addition to friendly people, Spryfield has beautiful wilderness, library, schools, community centre, urban farm, wave-pool and health & wellness centre. Coun. Spryfield is home to an active and growing business community, of which many are represented by the Spryfield and Area Business Commission. Content last modified December 6 2018. The Halifax Examiner posed the same five questions to every candidate in this fall’s election: What should Halifax be doing to create more affordable and accessible housing? On May 13th, and September 30th of 2020 the Spryfield Community Association hosted virtual candidates sessions for Halifax’s district 11 for the upcoming Halifax municipal elections. The most densely populated area of the district, the community of Spryfield, is located just a few kilometres from the Halifax city centre, and in close proximity to both tranquil natural environments and a busy business community. District 12. Halifax’s District 11 Candidates for Councillor – Sept. 30th, 2020 View the District 11 Candidates Session Mayoral incumbent Mike Savage is leading the polls at 80. The municipality's emergency services are here to protect and inform citizens. Iona Stoddard. In District 11 (Spryfield-Sambro Loop-Prospect Road), Patty Cuttell had to wait until Sunday to find out she was the winner, beating Bruce Holland by 28 votes. “Everything was just aligning in a way that seemed like this was a good opportunity,” she says. Patty Cuttell District 11 Councillor Elect, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Find out about streets, sidewalks, winter operations, senior snow removal program. District 11 is also made up of many small coastal villages and communities including Portuguese Cove, Ketch Harbour, Sambro, East and West Pennant, Terrence Bay, Prospect, Shad Bay, and East and West Dover. The full sessions can be viewed below. Election results for the Halifax Regional Municipality 2020 election will be uploaded Sunday, according to HRM spokesperson Maggie-Jane Spray. Mayor. 2.Spryfield Area & district 11 - Safety Highlights - 5-10 mins. Lisa Blackburn. To join the … District 11 encompasses the former town of New Waterford plus all or part of the communities of Lingan, Gardiner Mines, New Victoria, River Ryan, Scotchtown and Victoria Mines. Recreation encompasses parks, trails, facilities, fields, youth programs, recreation programming, culture and heritage, beaches and more. These communities were traditionally thriving fishing villages and are rich in cultural heritage. MacKay says he won't run in next federal election after failed leadership bid A judicial recount has confirmed that Patty Cuttell won the municipal election for District 11 in Halifax. © 2020 Halifax Regional Municipality. Final thoughts - 10 mins. ... District 11. Halifax is working on a rapid transit network and District 11 needs to be part of that conversation, as our ability to get to work and amenities depends on our access. 4. question round - 25 mins. Paul Russell. District 11 is made up of both suburban residential neighborhoods and small coastal towns and communities. Bruce was born and raised in Shad Bay on the Prospect Road in a family of eight. “District 11 houses the majority of the Purcell’s Cove Backlands, an essential part of Halifax’s Green Network. Spryfield and its surrounding area is home to several public schools and many recently upgraded parks, ball fields, and sports fields, making it an increasingly popular choice for young families. Stephen Adams, first elected in 1991, made the announcement a full year before this fall’s election, and 12 candidates have stepped up to take his place in District 11. In 2016, more than 18,000 people were eligible to vote in the district but only 4,935, or 27.29 per cent, cast votes. We have fishing villages, urban centres, suburban communities, rural areas and everything in between. 3. Halifax's 2020 election is over. Murphy hits those talking points … 11.1% make over 60,000 per year and 11.3% make between $15-$19,999. The Captain William Spry Community Centre, a vibrant community hub, contains a swimming pool, library, community meeting rooms, basketball and soccer field, basketball and tennis courts, skate park, and skating rink. Halifax Regional Police, Halifax Fire, and EMO. ... not somebody sitting in an office in Halifax. Information about City Hall such as Regional Council, Districts, Elections, Committees and more. 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