Life

FundraisingHow does a birthday card help others?

Women use their crafting skills to make, sell cards for homeless shelter

Mar 1, 2016

Geeks versus Nerds has live shows once a month on a Tuesday -- "the uncoolest night of the week," Andrew Dorfman said.

Geek cultureGeeks versus Nerds: the community behind the comedy

Declining attendance doesn’t take out Halifax’s geeky comedians

Feb 20, 2016

Students add their own fingerprint to the mural to represent unique recoveries in mental health

SMU hosts collaboration to aid mental health, body positivity

Find Your Light and SMU Healthy Minds team up to promote mental wellness

Feb 15, 2016

The panel at the Passion for Place public lecture.

Halifax active transportation groups get B.C.-inspired lecture

Vancouver’s Dale Bracewell told Haligonians how the West Coast city is on track to be the world’s “greenest city”

Feb 14, 2016

Pamela McInnis, organized the Love Magick workshop at her shop Neighbourhood Witches General Store

Magic SpellsHalifax witches gather for love spells

A witchcraft shop hosted its first magic-spell workshop focused on love

Feb 13, 2016

The Deacon Aires quartet,  Hugh Dickie, Raymond MacDonald, Fred Grainger and John Cordiner.

RomanceSerenaded by a barbershop quartet: ‘For the most part, people turn red’

Members of the City of Lakes Chorus offer a Valentine’s Day treat in four-part harmony

Feb 12, 2016

A house for sale in Halifax, N.S.

MortgagesOwning a condo at 21? It’s a good bet, if you can swing it: bank rep

A banking specialist explains why it could be a good time to buy in Halifax

Feb 11, 2016

Valentine’s Day celebrates love. According to Statistics Canada, 7.9 million couples call Canada home.

RomanceIt’ll soon be the ‘the busiest day of the year’ for these merchants

When it comes to Canadians’ shopping habits, Valentine’s Day is anything but a “Hallmark holiday”

Feb 9, 2016

Veronica Post guides the band saw as her students await their turns.

TradesWoodworking course creates environment women can ‘identify with’

Course is creating space for women to learn about non-traditional trades

Feb 8, 2016