Achievements and Experience

  • opened community police office at Novalea Plaza in March 2007 in response to community safety concerns
  • supported enhanced policing in focused areas where this was needed
  • worked with residents, police, and community advocates, including Stepping Stone to understand and help address issues related to sex trade
  • supported lighting improvements to Needham Centre on Devonshire, and, worked with Oland Breweries, who made efforts to make their surroundings at the brewery brighter and safe
  • helped facilitate mural projects in partnership, e.g. with Aliant, to support beautifying the community
  • presented $20,000 from grants committee to the Halifax Amateur Radio Club (HARC) for their mobile unit

Safety and Security


  • Patrick believes that attention, well cared-for neighbourhoods and great recreation opportunities are key to safety and security in our community.