Government for the people

Halifax Magazine speaks with the experts to find out what makes a city councillor effective

Cover story, Feature, Magazine
About This Project

All it takes to be eligible to run for HRM council is $200, proof you paid your taxes, and the signatures of five registered votes. Pretty easy, I thought. But what does it take to be an effective councillor.

To find out I interviewed long-term councillors and fresh faces, sociologists, and experts in governance.

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