A Note from Gordon

I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Hospice Halifax in November 2021. My time as CEO has been exciting and rewarding, and I am so proud to have played a role in building, opening and running the province’s first hospice. The timing is right for both me and… Read More

Hike4Hospice – A New Record!

Wow! Over 1,000 donors in our community raised a total of $117,650 for Hike for Hospice presented by Gordon Stirrett Wealth Management Halifax.  That’s nearly doubling last year’s record breaking results!  We want to thank everyone who helped share our posts, championed the cause by becoming a team captain, and everyone who donated. Thanks to… Read More

Your Will Can Make a Difference

Hospice Halifax has partnered with Will Power, a national movement to educate Canadians on the power they have to make a difference through their Wills. Can I Really Make a Difference with My Will? Common Myths that Get in the Way of Your Will Power: In short, yes. By leaving a gift to Hospice Halifax… Read More

Here is a Sneak Peek into our Silent Auction at Feeling the Love 2020… Our Feeling the Love event is quickly approaching! We have received some amazing support from our community, and we are pleased to provide a sneak peek a some of the amazing packages at this year’s Silent Auction…but don’t tell anyone… SIDNEY… Read More

A Great Garden Party!

Thanks neighbours, friends, supporters, and hospice families for joining us for cupcakes, pink lemonade, and friendly chats as we officially opened our hospice garden on August 28, 2019. We offer sincere gratitude to The Hon. Dr. Sharon Carstairs and her family for giving so generously to Vivian’s Garden, a place where patients and families will… Read More

Solar Program: Creating Green Jobs

Have you seen the solar panels on the roof of the hospice residence? Hospice Halifax is pleased to be a part of the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program. See the news release below issued June 26, 2019 from the Department of Energy and Mines, Government of Nova Scotia, to encourage program applications for the… Read More

Editorial: The first fond farewell

This article was originally published in The Chronicle Herald on June 1, 2019. Ally Garber is the daughter of Judith MacLellan. Hospice Halifax had the honour of caring for Judith at the end of her life. Judith, Ally, and their family are one of the first families to receive care at Hospice Halifax. Photo credits:… Read More

Hike for Hospice Raises Over $55,000

You laced up your sneakers on Sunday, May 5 and came out for a great day in support of Hospice Halifax. We’re so thankful! Photo credit: Richard Hall Through our teams’ and hikers’ generosity and donors’ contributions online, we raised over $55,000 in net proceeds for the new hospice residence, opening to Nova Scotian patients… Read More

Ribbon Cutting with Partners

Hospice Halifax Celebrates Ribbon Cutting with Partners (Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Halifax, NS) Halifax’s first hospice residence for Nova Scotian patients and their families celebrated its official opening today, April 17, at 618 Francklyn Street in Halifax. The facility will welcome patients and families by the end of the month. Join us for Hike for… Read More

Open House: April 17, 18 & 20

After years of hard work by many in our community, Hospice Halifax is very excited to share our community’s brand new, state-of-the-art, 10-bedroom hospice residence for Nova Scotian patients and their families. Since 2001 many of us have dreamed of opening this hospice residence. Please join us to celebrate this accomplishment and view the new… Read More