List of mayors of the Halifax Regional Municipality

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Mayor of
Mike Savage

since October 20, 2012
Style His/Her Worship
Member of Halifax Regional Council
Reports to Halifax Regional Council
Seat Halifax City Hall
(Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
Appointer Direct election by residents of Halifax
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Walter Fitzgerald
Formation April 1, 2016
Salary $176,034

This is a list of mayors of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Halifax's first Mayor, Walter Fitzgerald , was elected in 1996 after the municipality was created by amalgamation. The Mayor of the Halifax holds the highest office in the municipal government of Halifax. The mayor is elected at large during municipal elections, held every leap year and is the head of the Halifax Regional Council. The current mayor is Mike Savage (since 2012).


# Image Mayor Term start Term end Party Notes
1 No image.svg Walter Fitzgerald
(1936 – 2014)
1 April 1996 20 October 2000 Liberal Previously mayor of the City of Halifax
2 Peter Kelly
(born 1956)
20 October 2000 20 October 2012 Unspecified Previously mayor of the Town of Bedford
3 Mike Savage
(born 1960)
20 October 2012 Incumbent Liberal Previously an MP from Halifax

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