Alliance members are all organizations.

They come from every corner of the municipality – rural, suburban, and the urban core. They include business, health, environmental, community, trails groups, as well as advocacy organizations focused on transportation, tax reform, land use planning and resource management. The membership is extremely diverse and growing. Every member is committed to a more sustainable and prosperous Halifax.

Launched on May 25, 2011 with 17 groups, the Alliance now has over 60 members.

The Our HRM Alliance Steering Committee

The Alliances Steering Committee is made up of 5-8 representatives from member organization who steward the organization on a regular basis. The Steering Committee guides the Alliance’s work, where it falls into the coalitions vision and values. View the Terms and Reference of our Steering Committee.

Birds - Copyright Irwin Barrett

Kathleen Hall, Chair

Representing Williams Lake Conservation Company and the Backlands Coalition

Paul MacKinnon

Chief Executive Officer, Downtown Halifax Business Commission

Graziella Grbac

Executive Director, Village on Main

Karen McKendry

Wilderness Outreach Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre 

Walter Regan

Representing Sackville Rivers Association

Karen Robinson

Representing Sandy Lake Conservation Association and Sandy Lake-Sackville River Regional Park Coalition

Meredith Baldwin

Our HRM Alliance Coordinator and Sustainable Cities Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre

Become a Member

Does your organization or group believe in Our HRM Alliance’s mission, and want to collaborate with our membership to build a more sustainable future for our municipality? Consider becoming a member of the Alliance.

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