Spring Garden Area Business Association

In the media


SGABA in the media

Due to the nature of our work, particularly our active role in advocating for the Spring Garden area, we are often mentioned and quoted in the media.  Below you will find a list of the most recent times the SGABA, or the Spring Garden area, has been discussed.


October 2018

Group of 26 Strive for a Better Cogswell District and Halifax” - Press Release, October 24

Stick in the spoke for South Park Street Bike Lane - allNovaScotia, October 11

September 2018

“Hashing out the plans for Halifax's Cogswell Interchange” - Chronicle Herald, September 26

City Funds Outsiders Review of Cogswell - allNovaScotia, September 26

Rob LeBlanc’s Ekistics wins Spring Garden work - allNovaScotia, September 21

Retail beat: Firkin Pub, Miniso; Judith & Charles - allNovaScotia, September 7

Biz leaders still want Cogswell plan review - allNovaScotia, September 6

Design firms line up for Spring Garden work - allNovaScotia, September 5

August 2018

Joanne Corbett: City Parking Boondoggle - allNovaScotia, August 9

"It will be unique": HRM exploring streetscaping project for Spring Garden Road - Halifax Today, August 2

The Rick Howe Show - 9am: RFP Spring Garden Road ( audio starts at 36:21) - News 95.7, August 2

July 2018

Spring Garden Braces for $10M Revamp - allNovaScotia, July 31

Spring Garden Road is getting a stoplet? What is a stoplet? - Global News, July 6

New 'stoplet' shows Halifax might get Spring Garden streetscaping right - The Star, July 5

June 2018

 Experience Spring Garden this summer - Chronicle Herald, June 18

Biz leaders push for more Cogswell input - allNovaScotia, June 4

May 2018

Spring Garden Road construction 'chaos' keeping customers away, shop owner says- CBC NS, May 25

MEDIA RELEASE: Downtowns Atlantic Canada Conference Brings Business Improvement Districts to Halifax - May 23

Halifax testing out new look for Spring Garden Rd. with something called a 'stoplet' - The Star Halifax, May 8

Cogswell Revamp Hits Bump In Road - allNovaScotia, May 8

Spring Garden Road getting skinnier with 'bump out' sidewalk extension - CBC NS, May 7

Buddy, can you spare a dime loonie toonie? - Frank Magazine, May 1

April 2018

The Sheldon MacLeod Show - 1pm: Leading With Transit ( audio starts at 32:20) - News 95.6, April 16

Coalition launches project on the future of transit in Halifax - Global News, April 11

Spring Garden Merchants will miss parking - allNovaScotia, April 11

March 2018

Parking Loses out in bike lane battle - allNovaScotia, March 7

Councillor's Outhit and Austin speaking about the South Park Street Bike Lane - Global News, March 7

Sidewalk walk pitched as bike lane comprise - allNovaScotia, March 6