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Sean Phillips 

Candidate for District 14

Email: sean@voteforphillips.caWebsite: Telephone: 422-2244


Sean has lived on Duncan Street for more than 30 years. His neighbour is fellow candidate Jennifer Watts. He looks like a young James Cromwell. He currently works as a realtor and has worked in sales and marketing most of his career. Apparently he has political experience as a consensus builder, although he doesn't offer any concrete instances of doing so.

Goals and Issues

Sean wants a "fair and equitable" tax system to help Seniors and first-time home owners in his neighbourhood. "In general" he favours the Tax Reform initiative. He also wants a strong police force to keep us safe 24/7 and to cut down on litter, posters and graffiti. He is for a bus to the airport and better transportation for commuters. He supports active transportation. Oh, and the Atlantic Gateway. And it seems like he is a proponent of HRM by Design but he doesn't come right out and say so.

On the record

"Council and the municipal staff should serve as a team, each with distinct roles, yet working together in the interests of the public. Professional municipal staff is key to effectively carrying out Council's decisions and direction."

Listen to an interview with Sean

Read Sean's responses to the Chamber of Commerce questionnaire


He is a former director of the Downtown Business Improvement District and current President of the Charitable Irish Society of Halifax.


Sean's Website.

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