Richard Zurawski was elected to Halifax Regional Council in 2016. He was previously a talk show host and meteorologist on radio and television. He also taught at Saint Mary's University, and is a PhD Candidate in Education at MSVU. Councillor Zurawski is a published author of four books, a documentary maker and a keynote speaker. He is a very strong advocate for environmental protection.
Councillor Zurawski is an active promoter of evidence based, conscientious decision making. He has a strong belief that it is possible for us to do better in HRM when it comes to how we deal with housing, taxes, services, waste, transportation and the environment. It is time to make the changes and do it in a smart, effective and thoughtful way.
Councillor Zurawski is a member of the following boards and committees:
- Halifax West Community Council
- Environment and Sustainability Standing Committee
- Executive Standing Committee
- Halifax Water Commission
- Nova Scotia Solid Waste Resource Management Regional Chairs Committee
- Accessibility Advisory Committee
- Community Monitoring Committee
- Western Common Advisory Committee
- National Zero Waste Council