McPherson and Savage debate city issues. Photo by Jeana Mustain.

HRM VOTESMacPherson, Savage tackle taxes, development issues

Business improvement associations host candidates' debate

1 hour ago | News Politics

New waterfront exSPHEREience to make a splash Friday.

LifeMayor gets splashed in 4-D attraction on Halifax waterfront

Virtual exhibit awes and informs visitors about Nova Scotia's iconic schooner Bluenose

20 hours ago | Arts Life News

Liza Hageraats, left, explains a rug hooking technique to Carolyn Harry

ArtNova Scotians ‘hooked’ on historic rug exhibit

Celebrating the culture, creativity of humble works of art

2 days ago | Arts News

Over 200 people have been charged for buying sex after Canada introduced new laws

Sex Work “We shop at the same grocery stores that you do," Sex workers fight to legalize their industry

Recent prostitution laws crack down on buyers but add risk for sellers

Sep 9, 2016 | News Politics

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Some 'safe' countries might not really be 'safe'

Refugees from 'safe' countries Mexico, Hungary among those hurt most by Bill C-31

Sep 8, 2016 | News Politics

This is Baihao Yinzhen, also known as White Hair Silver Needle tea. It's a white tea and is considered a 'specialty tea'.

All the tea by the sea

Specialty tea sales are on the rise in Canada, but Maritimers are slow to stray from traditional black tea.

Sep 7, 2016 | Business News

Abdullah AlMethyb, 8, takes a break from riding his bike around Trinity United Church in New Glasgow, NS.

Syrian refugeeSyrian family in New Glasgow adjusts to small-town living

A Syrian refugee family is learning to adapt to small-town life after arriving in Nova Scotia in February.

Sep 6, 2016 | Life News

For businessman and patients in Halifax, marijuana is medical marvel. But officials say the dispensaries they operate out of are illegal.

Want to sell medical weed in Canada? It won't be easy — or legal

Nova Scotia has the highest rate of marijuana possession on the East Coast, and the highest bail when you're caught

Sep 6, 2016 | Business News

Halifax Central Library, which opened in Dec. 2014, has public computers in each floor.

A “smarter” future of Halifax Libraries is becoming real

Today's libraries are not only on the street, they're also on your screen.

Sep 6, 2016 | News

Redfree organic apples at Boates Farm

What you should probably know about that honey crisp apple at the U-pick

How a poisonous review of a federal pesticide watchdog bruises Nova Scotia's apple industry

Sep 5, 2016 | News

Mental healthSegregation in Canadian prisons doing more harm than good

Most inmates in isolation have a history of mental health illness, and at high risk of self-injury

Sep 2, 2016 | Life News

Since opening in 2008, the breast health clinic at the IWK has helped women combat cancer.

HealthBreast Health Centre “a huge difference” for cancer patients: surgeon

A dedicated centre for breast health has helped bring down wait times for breast cancer surgery in the province.

Sep 1, 2016 | Life News

IV drug users at a “higher risk” of contracting hepatitis C, says HepNS.

Infectious DiseaseHep C “where AIDS was in the '80s,” — HepNS

Nova Scotia’s rate increased close to 30 per cent, while Canada’s national rate dropped 26 per cent over the past 10 years.

Aug 18, 2016 | News

There is insurance for pets.

PetsPet insurance not a luxury, vets say

Own a dog? Think of Fido's health

Apr 8, 2016 | Life

Easter feast at Souls Harbour shelter.

GivingA feast of Easter fellowship at Souls Harbour

Everyone was a friend at mission dinner

Apr 8, 2016 | Life

Samson Learn

TransgenderFilmmaker plans ‘Trans Canada’ odyssey

Samson Learn heading out in June to do documentary

Apr 8, 2016 | Arts

There has been scaffolding outside the Loop for some time.

Barrington StreetYarn business on Barrington Street leaving ‘obstruction’

The Loop owner says scaffolding on Pacific Building hurting her business

Apr 4, 2016 | Business

April 30 is the deadline for individuals to file their taxes.

Tax seasonWhat students need to know about taxes

Don't fret, just be prepared this tax season

Apr 1, 2016 | Life

Student-athletes need to keep up their GPA to stay on the team.

CommitmentThe life of a student-athlete: hard work, big reward

A 'lot of long nights' when you're on a varsity team

Mar 30, 2016 | Sports

Looking for an apartment this summer? Many tenants sublet.

RentingThings to know about subletting

If you have an apartment to sublet, know your rights and responsibilities

Mar 30, 2016 | Life