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Hali the road train makes a turn on the  Halifax waterfront in 2017.

TourismHali the road train to return for a second year

Operators of the $140,000 tourism venture will ask HRM for funding again

Apr 11, 2018

Common Roots Urban Farm isn't busy in the winter months, but hundreds of gardeners use it in the summer.

Community gardenCommon Roots urban farm needs a new home

Group to hold public meeting Wednesday to discuss move from Halifax Infirmary

Apr 10, 2018

A heritage conservation district designation would preserve the integrity of the historic neighbourhood of Schmidtville.

HistorySchmidtville heritage designation process moves forward

Council to decide on designation for 'charming little enclave' south of Spring Garden Road

Mar 30, 2018

Eric Jonsson keeps white leghorn chickens in his yard.

FoodHRM considering new rules for backyard chickens

Municipal staff to prepare a report into allowing egg-laying hens in all zones

Mar 30, 2018

Gabbie Douglas, a second-year student at Dalhousie University, wonders how she will afford her tuition this fall.

StudentsAnother tuition increase recommended for Dalhousie University

Budget committee calls for 3% increase in tuition fees, cuts to faculty

Mar 29, 2018

Justine Gelevan, development manager for Feed Nova Scotia, says Burger Week has been a major contributor to the organization.

Hunger'Perfect match': Feed Nova Scotia welcomes Burger Week

More than $67,000 was raised for the food bank network last year

Mar 28, 2018

Hockey on the Halifax Oval volunteer Tyler Reynolds designed this image of what they'd like to see.

ActivitiesGroup pushes for rink in the middle of the Oval

Hockey on the Halifax Oval says there's ample room in the space for a rink and other activities

Mar 27, 2018

A Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency service vehicle.

FireCommunity council OKs rezoning for new fire station on Old Sambro Road

Better response times, cheaper insurance expected for homeowners in area

Mar 26, 2018

Hetty van Gurp received the Order of Nova Scotia in 2013.

HonoursWhat the Order of Nova Scotia means to recipients

Nominations for province's highest honour closed last Friday

Mar 19, 2018

Panellists Mariah Pelley-Smith, Diane Crocker, Liane Tessier and Maya Eichler speak Wednesday at Dalhousie University.

Women'Not staying silent': panellists keep #MeToo discussion going

Former firefighter who faced harassment among speakers at event at Dalhousie

Mar 18, 2018