Livable Cities Forum

September 12 - 14, 2016

Halifax, NS


Changing Climate, Changing Communities

Join us for a national event on building community resilience

Explore Halifax

through study tours and see the City’s bold initiatives come alive

Message from Mayor Mike Savage …

Message from Mayor Mike Savage …

In Nova Scotia, we have always defined ourselves by the ocean; it permeates our music, our art, our literature. The Atlantic has delivered us great riches as it has...

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Workshops on the move…

Workshops on the move…

Study tours will give you a chance to see first-hand a variety of local resilience projects in action.

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Meet the Partners

The 2016 Livable Cities Forum is proudly brought to you by the following partners.

Halifax Regional Municipality

  • population 414,398
  • year city established 1749
  • coastline length 400km
  • trees down in Hurricane Juan ~700,000


  • members 1012
  • countries 84
  • global pop. represented 8.3%
  • N. Americans 126 Million

Partners for Action

  • active since 2013
  • research & networking to reduce flood risk 1 mandate
  • current no. of stakeholders 50
  • annual insurable losses from flood >$1 B