Skip to content. Accessibility info.

News Archives

Media Advisory

HRM Joins Sustainable Cities Group

(Wednesday, December 14, 2005) - Halifax Regional Municipality becomes the newest member of the International Centre for Sustainable Cities (ICSC) today.

Deputy Mayor Russell Walker will sign the Official Declaration on behalf of Halifax Regional Council and Samantha Anderson, Senior Project Officer, will sign on behalf of ICSC.

The signing ceremony at 1 p.m. is part of HRM 's 3rd Energy -Environment -Economy Roundtable, which focuses on community sustainability.

Some of the benefits of membership in the ICSC include, sharing of information for long term planning and development; improved investor confidence; better understanding and improved excellence in long-term urban sustainability; and increased cost-effectiveness of planning processes and methodologies.

Other Canadian ICSC members include Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Ottawa.

When:   Wednesday, December 14, 2005

Time:      1 p.m.

Where:    Highland Suites, World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle St., Halifax

- 30 -

Betty MacDonald
Director, HRM Governance and Strategic Initiatives
(902) 490-4769

Stephen King
Manager-Senior Advisor, HRM Environmental Management Services
(902) 490-6188




Above content last modified Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 4:36pm.