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Appsalute Awards 2014 Everyone’s a winner in the Apps4Halifax contest! Thirty-eight innovative, citizen-focussed apps were submitted. Download a winning app today and join us in congratulating the talented developers who are using technology to bring Halifax-focussed information and solutions to our finger-tips!

38 apps in total

HFX Next Bus

Platform: Android.
Author: Tyler Pachal

HFX Next Bus is an app that keeps track of your favourite bus stops and tells you what time each different bus will be arriving at those stops. Users will be able to find bus stops in a variety of ways and add them to their list, where they will be s... more

H2RMv01

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jacob Thompson

This Flash Energy Grid App of Nova Scotia and focusing on HRM demonstrates that Renewable Energy from Wind and Solar will eventually be able to produce Hydrogen Fuel for the soon to be released FCV, FCEV automobiles and electricity from stored hydrog... more

HFX - Place of Worship

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever found yourself looking for a new church? Have you ever wondered what options are out there? With HFX Place of Worship you can find new and exciting places to learn about different faiths. If you are new to the area this is a great app ... more

HALIFICATION

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Majd Hussini

The Halification app is a one-stop-shop for key municipal notifications in HRM. Choose from a collection of subscriptions that are tailored to you, such as: crime near you, garbage/recycling day, power outages, school closures, severe weather warning... more

Day Care and Recreational Finder

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Are you a parent who needs to find a new day care center? Would you like to find a recreational facility close to the day care center you drop your children off to? Or would you like to find a new recreational facility to bring your children to. Yo... more

Parkü - Haikus for Happy Parks!

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: JustUs League

HRM Parks just got happier! Fuelled by the creative content of our citizens, Parkü is a new, unique and fun way to interact with our parks and neighbours. Haikus are short poems often inspired by an element of nature, moment of beauty or a poign... more

dayPlanner

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Saint Mary's University

dayPlanner is a mobile first web app to plan your day in Halifax. A range of categories are available to expose the many interesting venues HRM has to offer. Select your time frame, price point, and child friendly options to best filter the many adve... more

HaliFix.net

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: HaliFix Team

Using their smart device’s camera and GPS technology, residents can take a picture of an issue (like potholes, street light outages, graffiti, etc.), upload it to the site and ‘pin’ it to a location on a map. Users can then comment on and ‘up... more

Smiliest

Platform: Android.
Author: Jenny Hastings-James

Smiles are infectious. That's why we've made Smiliest. Smiliest is a social media expression platform that allows you to share the people, places, and things that make HRM a great place to live, work, and play. Use Smiliest to share your photos of th... more

KNOWtime Transit app

Platform: iOS.
Author: KNOWtime Commuter Technology Develo

KNOWtime Transit app has been created to provide riders with real-time bus tracking information by sharing anonymous crowd-sourced location (GPS) data between riders on Halifax Metro Transit. No more wondering when your next bus is coming, now you’... more

Hike Halifax

Platform: Android.
Author: Hurlbz (Adam, Steve, Andrew)

Go Green! Get Active! and Get Exploring! Whether you are someone who likes to keep active or just someone who likes to get out and experience what nature has to offer, this app is for you. This easy to use app provides instant access to all... more

Explorador

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Saint Mary's University

Explorador is a modern, mobile web friendly platform for exploring green spaces and parks around our region. The intuitive sliding menu makes it easy to find parks grouped by location or activity categories. Our Esri powered map view offers an intera... more

HFX - Emergency

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever wanted to know where to locate emergency services? Now you can! With HFX Emergency you can quickly and easily find on an interactive map where all of the hospitals, police stations, and fire departments are in HRM. This interactive app... more

Eco Guru

Platform: Android. Blackberry.
Author: Lakshmi Venkatesan

Eco Guru Halifax Regional Municipality is taking initiatives that insist ongoing waste reduction, reuse and recycling opportunities to protect the environment. It is everyone’s responsibility to be inline with the HRM’s sustainability policie... more

Stroll Halifax

Platform: Android.
Author: Colibri Software

Explore the great museums, art galleries and theatres in the city of Halifax! Stroll Halifax allows you to see your city like never before. Choose the type of stroll that interests you, and as you walk around the city using your smartphone's GPS, the... more

Halifax Explorer

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever wanted to find an interesting place to spend your time? Have you ever found a place you wanted to share? Now you can do that easily with Halifax Explorer! Not only do you have access to Hospitals, Trails, University's, Crimes, Entertai... more

Halifax Crime Maps

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: david hamp-gonsalves

A beautiful animated heat map of crime in our city. Watch as crime patterns shift and evolve. Apply filters, drag the progress bar to specific dates, or pause the animation to see individual crime markers. Watch each week as new data is release... more

Historic HaliTour

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jeremy Tupper

No matter where you are in the world, you can load up the Historic HaliTour and take a virtual walk to many different historic sites around the Halifax downtown and waterfront area. This web app includes several museums, forts, government buildings, ... more

What goes Where

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Glenn Mason

Select the material you wish to dispose of and the app tells you which bin to put it in. Works on all platforms! Qr code can be display at disposal locations all the city so users can scan and then place item in proper bin.

Metro Transit Bridge Terminal

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Glenn Mason

Find departure times in minutes for buses leaving the Metro Transit Dartmouth Bridge Terminal. Works on computer, tablet or smartphone. Features refresh button, call, email or tweet issues to the city. City can independently of me: a) change system... more

GreenCity Halifax

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Caroline McNamee

Have you ever wondered which local parks are dog friendly, or have beautiful scenery, or are perfect for picnics? GreenCity Halifax allows users to access extensive data on the features and quality of 32 parks on Halifax Peninsula. Parks are scored... more

HRM Waste

Platform: iOS.
Author: Eric Noel

HRM Waste App uses your iPhone/iPad GPS sensor to determine your location and then tells you what day your waste is collected, whether the current week is garbage or green bin, and if you can put out recycling. Beautifully simple and easy to use. As ... more

Halifax Traffic

Platform: iOS.
Author: Kris Luttmer

Get real-time traffic updates right to your phone! With the Halifax Traffic iPhone app, you can get an up-to-the-minute status report on traffic anywhere in Halifax. If you use the bridges to commute, this is a must-have app for you. You can inst... more

Emergency HRM

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Caroline McNamee and Jeremy Tupper

This web map is an easy way to visualize and find all of the emergency services located in the HRM. Need to find the closest hospital, police station or fire station? Emergency HRM makes them all easy it to find, along with providing phone numbers an... more

Nova Scotia Lic. Child Care Finder

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Aubrie McGibbon

Life can be chaotic and parenting can be a challenge. Making an informed decision about the best child care for your child or children shouldn't be difficult. Using your computer or smartphone's location, the Nova Scotia Licensed Child Care Finder... more

Danger Help System

Platform: Android.
Author: Lu Peng

This application run based on WeSee system and mainly provide the user ability to record the video and transfer the video to help center ( like policy/hospital center etc) while/if they happen to meet the dangerous situation and need help. Because th... more

Halifax Parks

Platform: iOS.
Author: Kris Luttmer

The Halifax Parks app shows you all the parks in HRM conveniently displayed on a map and available to you anywhere on your smartphone. You can search for the best beach to soak up the sun or find the closest basketball court to shoot some hoops. ... more

WeSee Video Chat System

Platform: Android.
Author: Lu Peng

This system provide user an online text chat/video chat application. With this application user can call each other with registered number and make connection through peer to peer server and start online text chat and video chat. The application can ... more

Gotimer

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Evan d'Entremont

Uses your phone's GPS to get the closest GoTime data. Uses the HTML5 geolocation API, and the Bus Stop Dataset. Checks the distance between you, and each of the 2500+ bus stops in HRM. Then redirects the browser to the Gotime page for the closest one... more

Easy Halifax Transit

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jeremy Tupper

Easy Halifax Transit provides a simple, easy to use interface and map to search and visualize all the transit routes and stops in the HRM. The app allows users to explore a map of Halifax that is populated with routes, and if the user zooms in, they ... more

Halifax Hospitals

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: George Esoimeme

The Halifax Hospitals app is a one stop shop of all Hospitals in Halifax, it provides their addresses and telephone numbers. It is intended to be used by Halifax residents and anyone else.

Know It All

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Welcome to Know It All! The best app out there for discovering your city and what it offers. Have you ever wondered which bus routes are where? Have you ever wanted to know where bus shelters are? Bus Terminals? Accessible Bus Stops? Have you be... more

HRM Recreation

Platform: Android.
Author: Ryan Amaral

Since you're reading this, I bet you live in Halifax Regional Municipality. I also bet you like to use facilities such as sports fields, beaches or parking. HRM Recreation is here to help you find where these facilities are located, and informati... more

HFX Parks

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever wondered where to find parks in HRM? Now it is as easy as a few clicks of a button! With this app you can navigate a fully interactive map which allows for zooming, moving, and address search. Visually stunning and easy to use. Wi... more

HFX Trails

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever found yourself bored, restless, lacking adventure, and stuck trying to find something to do? Have you ever tried to find a fun trail near you to go walking, hiking, biking, or even to bring your ATV? With HFX Trails, this is now possi... more

Halifax Bus

Platform: Android.
Author: Waqas Javed

Halifax Bus app is my contribution to the community of Halifax; now you’ll never miss the bus again. The best part about this app is that you can easily find all of the bus stops nearby on map, see live times of the buses from GoTimes, add alerts f... more

Halifax Waste Collection

Platform: Android. Blackberry.
Author: Steve Boutilier

Tired of always looking at your neighbors house to find out if the Green Bin should go out to the curb? This app will use your phone's location to automatically determine when your waste collection day is. In advance of collection day, it will pop u... more

Transit 360

Platform: iOS.
Author: MindSea Development Inc.

With Transit 360™, your Halifax's transit system fits into the palm of your hand. Quickly locate and navigate the stops and routes around you with this ideal guide to public transportation. Waiting in a transit shelter, wondering when the next b... more