Councillor Kathryn Morse

Councillor Kathryn Morse grew up in Halifax and has lived in District 10 for more than 35 years. She is passionate about fostering community connections, supporting healthy, vibrant neighbourhoods and protecting HRM’s natural assets and public spaces.

Prior to being elected in the 2020 municipal election, Kathryn was a journalist with CBC Halifax for 15 years.  She also served as the assistant to the Nova Scotia Ministers of Finance and Health and has worked at Dalhousie University and the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

Kathryn has a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of King’s College and Bachelor of Design in Environmental Planning from NSCAD.  As Councillor, she serves on several committees, including HRM Regional Council’s Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee and Finance and Audit Committee.  She is also a member of the Halifax and West Community Council, and a board member of the Centennial Arena and Canada Games Centre.

Kathryn, her husband and their teenaged daughter live in Clayton Park with their extended family.

Councillor Morse is a member of the following Boards and Committees:

  • Audit & Finance Standing Committee
  • Environment & Sustainability Standing Committee, Vice Chair
  • Executive Standing Committee
  • Halifax and West Community Council
  • Halifax Regional Library Board
  • Special Events Advisory Committee
  • Canada Games Centre Board
  • Halifax Chain of Lakes Trails