List of mayors of the Halifax Regional Municipality
This is a list of mayors of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Halifax's first Mayor, Walter Fitzgerald, was elected in 1996 after the municipality was created by amalgamation. The Mayor of the Halifax holds the highest office in the municipal government of Halifax. The mayor is elected at large during municipal elections, held every four years, and is the head of the Halifax Regional Council.
|Mayor of |
|Member of||Halifax Regional Council|
|Reports to||Halifax Regional Council|
|Seat||Halifax City Hall|
(Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
|Appointer||Direct election by residents of Halifax|
|Term length||4 years|
|Inaugural holder||Walter Fitzgerald|
|Formation||April 1, 2016|
|#||Image||Mayor||Term start||Term end||Notes|
(1936 – 2014)
|1 April 1996||20 October 2000||Previously mayor of the City of Halifax|
|20 October 2000||6 November 2012||Previously mayor of the Town of Bedford|
|6 November 2012||Incumbent||Previously MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour|
- List of mayors of Halifax, Nova Scotia for a list of mayors for the City of Halifax, from 1841 - 1996.
- List of mayors of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia for a list of mayors for the City of Dartmouth, from 1873 - 1996.
- List of mayors of Bedford, Nova Scotia for a list of mayors for the Town of Bedford, from 1979 - 1996.
- List of wardens of Halifax County, Nova Scotia for a list of wardens for Halifax County, from 1880 - 1996.