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Dawn Marie Sloane






2343 Creighton Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3R8

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Dawn Marie is a native Haligonian, and spent her younger years growing up on Connolly Street. She attended St. Catherine’s & Saint Patrick’s High School before attending Nova Scotia Community College for Architectural Drafting.

After working for various Engineering and Consulting firms for 14 years, Dawn Marie returned to school for a 2 year Certificate in Information Technology. During this time Dawn Marie began to be an advocate for her neighbourhood and worked with neighbours to combat issues within her community by establishing a Neighbourhood Watch and co-authoring by-law policies.

Dawn Marie championed many community projects prior to being elected in 2000 and continued to do so afterwards. Streetscape re-vitalization on Gottingen Street, refurbishment of several playgrounds, aiding the Skate Park Coalition, removal of vehicle parking from Grand Parade, and the permanent installation of the Oval to name a few of her accomplishments.

Dawn Marie believes investing in social capital within our communities enhances our quality of life, makes our neighbourhoods more vibrant and livable, She also believes good planning controls and public engagement are two main attributes required for a functional residential and business community

After being elected in 2000, Dawn Marie continued her education and achieved a Certificate in Municipal Governing. Dawn Marie then achieved the Tier 1 of the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority and Administration. This aided her in comprehending the complexities of Municipal Government and its relationships with Provincial and Federal levels of Government.

Dawn Marie shared her experience and expertise as an Instructor at Maritime Business College teaching Office Procedures, Records Management, Occupational Health and Safety and Human Relations.

Always up for a challenge, she accepted a position at Canada Post as a Delivery Planning Officer for the Atlantic Region on the 2.0 Community Mailbox Conversion Project until its suspension and is currently seeking a challenging career.