Authors Posts by John Grant

John Grant

10 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Founder, Urban Halifax

Allowing Uber Will Make Halifax a Better City

Uber is available in almost every other major Canadian city. By not allowing Uber, Halifax is showing itself to be a city...

The Rose Bushes on Dunbrack are Being Cut Down for “Safety Reasons”

According to a statement by Councillor Russell Walker, the bushes are too dangerous and need to be removed.

Nova Scotia is Crushing the Ivany Report Goals

At the time, the goals set out by the Ivany Report looked difficult, if not impossible. Unexpectedly, Nova Scotia has beaten and...

Changing the Narrative​ – Our Announcement​

Urban Halifax was started as a challenge to the assumption that Halifax is a city on a path to nowhere.

Halifax Council Just Killed Progress Right in its​ Tracks

Commuter rail has worked in cities of our size. Kitchener, Ontario (Pop: 523,000) is reaping hundreds of millions in economic benefits from their system....

To the Stars! Canada’s First Spaceport Approved for Canso, NS

A Nova Scotian startup just got the green light to build Canada's first Spaceport in the small town of Canso. According to the CEO...

How the Lebanese Built Halifax

Halifax has had a unique bond with the people of Lebanon since the late 1800s. Without our vibrant Lebanese community, Halifax would...

Gatineau (Pop: 284,000) is Getting Commuter Rail. Why Can’t Halifax?

Gatineau is about half as big as Halifax, yet a 28-stop LRT system is going to be built over the next 9...

Exclusive: Lenore Zann Talks Politics in Wide-Ranging Interview

Longtime NDP MLA Lenore Zann is quitting provincial politics to seek a federal seat in the riding of Cumberland-Colchester under the...

10 Reasons Why Halifax Needs Commuter Rail

Commuter rail would offer many benefits to our city. Here are a few: 1. It would help reduce...

Must Read