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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!

14 apps in the Maps in Apps Student Challenge

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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