Health officials recommend you wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds.

COVID-19: How to stay up to date

Check out these helpful resources to stay informed

Mar 18, 2020 | News

Robin Croft shows automotive workshop participants how to check tire pressure at Coast Tire and Auto Service in Dartmouth on March 8. The workshop was run by Camp Courage.

Women slam door on gender stereotypes

‘If I can change a tire … and boost a vehicle, I can do anything'

3 days ago | News

Luke Cameron looks out his window in Halifax. Nova Scotians are encouraged to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia’s first 3 presumed cases of COVID-19 spark tighter prevention measures

New restrictions affect schools, daycares and nursing homes

Mar 15, 2020 | News

Madison Stewart (right) adjusts her snorkel mask at a freediving learning session in Dartmouth on March 4.

No gear, no problem for these freedivers

Halifax Freediving Club introduces newcomers to the sport

Mar 15, 2020 | Life


The aeration lagoon next to the Boat Harbour treatment facility. This photo was taken in 2009.

How Boat Harbour went from a clean estuary to a waste treatment lagoon

Northern Pulp is going to shut down on Jan. 31, putting a stop to the flow of industrial wastewater into Boat Harbour

Jan 29, 2020

Waiting is part of the Nova Scotia health-care system.

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Delays, shortages and frustration. An investigation into Nova Scotia's beleaguered health-care system

Mar 26, 2019

A photo illustration of memory.

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The memory puzzle

The uncertainty of memory poses a challenge for narrative journalists

Dec 31, 2018

Hunter poses in his sweater and bow tie at the Instafamous Dogs of Halifax event at the Argyle Fine Art gallery on March 7.

Instagram dogs put the power of the pack behind Halifax art exhibit

Dog-themed art show at Argyle Fine Art runs until March 21

Mar 13, 2020 | Arts

Keigan Davis stands near trash that was illegally dumped on his property in Halifax.

Halifax considering big fines for trash dumpers

New illegal dumping prevention measures could also include more officers on patrol

Mar 11, 2020 | News

Yasmin Lash immigrated to Canada from Israel in 2018. Lash will tell her story at The Shoe Project event in Halifax at the Peggy Corkum Music Room on Sunday.

How the shoe fits: Halifax immigrants share their stories

The Shoe Project gives immigrant women a platform this International Women's Day

Mar 7, 2020 | News

Professional wrestlers brought their sport of spectacle to the Sackville Heights Community Centre on Feb. 29.

Photo essayA family night at the ring

Wrestlers put on a show in Lower Sackville

Mar 5, 2020 | Sports

Payden Olsen serves in the final 2020 Paralympic sitting volleyball qualifier.

Former university soccer star is heading to the Paralympics for sitting volleyball

Team Canada undefeated at qualifying tournament in Halifax

Mar 5, 2020 | Sports

Kent Monkman was in Halifax on Feb. 27 to give a talk called

'Reverse the gaze': Kent Monkman springs Miss Chief in the museum

Cree artist is shattering the colonial perspective of history and beckoning in the future of art

Mar 5, 2020 | Arts

Ali Ragab, 18, poses for a photograph at a practice for his basketball team, Halifax Prep.

From Cairo to the court, this 18-year-old basketball player stands out

J.L. Ilsley High School student is making his mark on the basketball court

Feb 26, 2020 | Sports