Reporters work at a table.

Skin in the game

Why more diverse voices are needed in sports reporting

11 hours ago | News

In the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, many Nova Scotians did not have cellular service

CRTC must regulate telecommunications companies’ service failures during extreme weather, advocate says

Consumer-interest lawyer says new Nova Scotia regulations likely fall outside provincial jurisdiction

5 hours ago | News

ENBY is composed of (from left) guitarist Chris Power, drummer Dylan MacDonald, vocalist Clark Barrie, and bassist Trent Thomas.

A new punk band carves out space for queer people in the Halifax music scene

ENBY wants queer people of all ages to have safe spaces to enjoy music

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Around 3,000 to 4,000 people gathered for unsanctioned homecoming parties, shown here in this file photo, on Oct. 1.

Two face criminal charges following massive Dalhousie homecoming party

Police issued 112 tickets for liquor violations and 10 for noise violations

3 days ago | News


Halifax Circus trains students, like HR worker Tamara Smith (centre), who have no experience in the art form.

Anyone can run away to Halifax Circus

Professional troupe trains newbies alongside seasoned performers

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A person plays a VLT

Numbers Game: Video lottery keeps on spinning, and Nova Scotians keep on getting hurt

More than 30 years after being introduced, the "crack cocaine of gambling" is alive and well

Jun 10, 2022

Students receive a 
French-first education at this CSAP school in Halifax.

Minority language census data says 17,000 are eligible for French education in Nova Scotia

French board says not everyone with the right to minority language education has access

3 days ago | News

A sign shows one of the dog bylaws at Point Pleasant Park. The park's advisory committee has recommended the reinstatement of patrols.

Point Pleasant committee recommends return of park patrol

Halifax police have enforced park rules since patrol was eliminated in 2011

3 days ago | News

A municipality crew member cleans up leaves in a local cemetery

Regional council committee requests report on leaf blower pollution

Coun. Sam Austin says many cities are restricting gas-powered blowers

3 days ago | News

The Signal Podcast: A march by childcare workers, the struggles of homelessness and the comedy scene in Halifax

From the Audio Workshop at the University of King's College School of Journalism, Writing & Publishing

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Surfer Tony Rusinak helped to organize a rally against a proposed weapons-testing facility at Hartlen Point, in Halifax.

WATCH: Anger at Hartlen Point, Barber for a Cause and Elf: The Musical

Plus, a vigil for Club Q victims, sorting out the Sharty situation and Halifax horses stirrup cash

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Host Norma Lee MacLeod quizzes author Dan Leger about his new book on ex-premier Stephen McNeil on Monday at the Halifax Central Library.

Dan Leger launches book on Stephen McNeil

Ex-premier had controversial tenure, but is proud of his record

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Many fewer riders are commuting to work via Halifax Transit, according to the latest census data. The number of transit commuters in Halifax was nearly cut in half between 2016 and 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic led to drop in Halifax Transit commuters: census

Spike in remote work, virus unease reasons for drop in bus ridership

4 days ago | News