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‘Halifax’s worst-kept secret’: Matt Whitman announces he’s running for mayor
Global News • October 30, 2019

The Halifax regional councillor is the first person to confirm he will be a candidate for mayor, announcing his run nearly a full year in advance of the 2020 municipal election. Continue Reading

Whitman, Savage set to square-off in Halifax mayoral election
The Chronicle Herald • March 10, 2020

Coun. Matt Whitman says his campaign to gain the mayor’s seat in Halifax Regional Municipality will remain on course despite Mayor Mike Savage’s decision to challenge again for HRM’s top job. Continue Reading

Coun. Matt Whitman announced on Wednesday his run for mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality in 2020.
Whitman to announce he's running for mayor, according to Glen Arbour Homeowners' Association
Halifax Today • October 4, 2019

The councillor for Hammonds Plains - St. Margarets said he's not prepared to comment at this time, but he's fine with these rumours swirling. Continue Reading

HRM has long way to go to become exemplary employer, Whitman argues
The Chronicle Herald • January 30, 2020

The human resources department of Halifax Regional Municipality was struggling to complete workplace recommendations from a 2016 consultant's review before a second consultant's report added additional directives. Continue Reading

Jan. 14, 2020—File shot of District 13 Councillor Matt Whitman Halifax Regional Muncipality city council in session Jan. 14, 2020.
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Matt Whitman announces run for mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality
The Chronicle Herald • October 30, 2019

Matt Whitman confirmed “Halifax’s worst-kept secret” at noon Wednesday in front of city hall. “I am here today to formally announce my candidacy for mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality in 2020,” Whitman, 49, said... Continue Reading

Coun. Matt Whitman announced on Wednesday his run for mayor of Halifax Regional Municipality in 2020.


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