The Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary Advisory Committee is no longer active. The committee began meeting in August 2014, and their final meeting was held in January 2018.
The committee's role was to advise staff on the development and implementation of a commemorative program for the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion
More detail about the committee’s role can be found in the Terms of Reference [PDF].
In October 2016, the Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary Advisory Committee requested that the municipality commission a work by Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke to commemorate the Halifax Explosion - Achieving Disaster, Dreaming Resurrection: Witnessing The Halifax Explosion, 6 December 1917, and After [PDF]
Craig Walkington, Chair
Pat Jessup, Vice Chair
Staff contact for the Halifax Explosion 100th Anniversary Advisory Committee