Climate activists Eva Jennegren and Jude Sampson bust some moves at a school strike for climate held at Peace and Friendship Park in downtown Halifax on Oct. 22, 2021.

Councillors debate tax hike for climate action

Municipal staff building next budget around 3 per cent climate tax

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Suete Chan, enjoying her photography hobby, in an undated photo.

Recent immigrant killed by driver in Dartmouth remembered as 'lovely, sweet, kind'

Suete Chan, 27, died after she was struck on Pleasant Street

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From left to right are Jessica Daigle, Kristin Clarke, Eric Daponte, Emma Logan, and Lindsey Burgess at 2 Crows brewery on Thursday night.

A skip and some hops: N.S. curling team’s beer fundraiser

Craft brewery 2 Crows creates one-time-only beer to help Team Daigle with seasonal costs

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Visitors enjoy Wii bowling, a popular pastime at the Spencer House Seniors Centre in Halifax, on Thursday.

Charities, senior centres make Christmas connections

HRM-based campaigns aim to bring joy through care packages, handwritten cards

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Brandon Maloney keeps an eye on commercial fishing boats as Mi'kmaw fishers exercise their treaty right to fish for a moderate livelihood.

Reporting in Mi'kma'ki

Netukulimk: Our way forward

For Mi’kmaq, one guiding principle leads the way to a rights-based fishery

Jun 22, 2021

2020 COPA Silver Award Winner, Best Interactive/Infographic Story (Academic)

Newsrooms, the heat is on

Scientists and governments have declared a climate emergency. Journalists debate.

Nov 18, 2019

A panoramic view towards the mouth of the Halifax Harbour, spanning the Dartmouth waterfront to the Halifax waterfront, from the centre of the A. Murray MacKay Bridge.

2020 COPA Gold Award Winner, Best Interactive/Infographic Story (Academic)

Harbour rising

Climate change will cause the waters in Halifax Harbour to rise by a metre or more, threatening more than a billion dollars of harbourfront real estate

Nov 9, 2019

A bus turns from Spring Garden Road  to South Park Street on Wednesday.

Halifax council's transportation committee approves plan for transit-only Spring Garden Road

Buses might take over busy downtown thoroughfare for a year

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Families of farmers in India protest on Spring Garden Road last year.

Indian diaspora in Halifax relieved as farmers win

Government repeals agriculture laws after farmers refuse to leave the streets

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Sinopharm and Sinovac have been approved by WTO for a long time. Both vaccines will be accepted for entry into Canada on Nov. 30.

Chinese students happy with new COVID-19 travel rules

Canada no longer requiring those with Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin vaccinations to quarantine

14 hours ago | News

Joseph Howe Manor in Halifax is a social housing facility for seniors.

Halifax regional council explores taking a bigger role in housing

Council votes for new housing needs assessment

15 hours ago | News

John Wimberly in his backyard chicken coop on Nov. 20, 2021.

The Signal radio show: flu shots, chickens and sharks

Plus a talk with comedian, Casey Corbin

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A student at the University of King's College reaches for a face mask.

One death, 22 new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

There are a total of 169 active cases in the province

1 day ago | News

Dozens of protesters in downtown Halifax demanded a halt to logging at Rocky Point Lake on Wednesday.

Save the moose, stop the cutting, say protesters

Province releases new recovery plan for endangered population

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