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HCi3 Awards Accelerating to Zero Grants to Support Local Climate Action

Date: 06/20/23 HCi3 announced its 2023 Accelerating to Zero grants today to support 14 projects across the Halifax Regional Municipality (Kjipuktuk) that focus on greenhouse gas emissions reductions and demonstrate a commitment to equity and community benefits. This is HCi3’s second year offering grants to support climate initiatives in Halifax/Kjipuktuk, bringing the total projects supported […]


HCi3 Receives Funding for Climate Solutions and Equity from McConnell Foundation:

05/09/23 HCi3 has received a grant of $740,000 over five years from the McConnell Foundation to support climate solutions that advance social equity and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples. This grant is part of a larger $5 million grant from the McConnell Foundation to the Low Carbon Cities Canada (LC3) Network, of which HCi3 is a member. The […]


Hope Blooms’ Solar Awnings and Solar Tracker

How do we empower marginalized youth, contribute to local food security, and build community confidence and inclusion, while also considering environmental impact and the climate? Hope Blooms is addressing all of these issues through their inspiring programming in Halifax’s Uniacke Square. They have created an uplifting and welcoming community for anyone who drops by their […]


HCi3 Team Member Profile: James Ersil – Content and Social Media Intern

An unlikely pairing of Acting and History of Science combines in current King’s student James Ersil,  and fuels their belief in the power of social media to create communication and engagement that changes people’s lives. Their position at Halifax Climate Investment, Innovation, and Impact Fund (HCi3) as Content and Social Media Intern is supported through […]


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