Sturdy tales for worried people

Sharks. Family. The beach. Hockey. Church. Laughter. Normal, everyday life has them all – and more

Apr 15, 2020 | Magazine

Spotlight

Passengers look out from the Canadian's observation car.

2019 AJA Silver Award Winner

Standing still

Via Rail's cross-country train spends a lot of time waiting. Via has appealed to the government to help.

Aug 6, 2019

Source: iStock Photo. Not a home in Nova Scotia.

2019 AJA Gold Award Winner
2019 CAJ Finalist

Foreclosed

Public auctions to sell foreclosed properties in Nova Scotia often attract few if any outside bidders. That's bad news for borrowers.

Jul 4, 2019

John Paul, a Mi'kmaw captain from Membertou First Nation, in Cape Breton, is preparing his vessel Too Thankful 10 for the fishing season. (Photo by Olivia Blackmore

2019 AJA Silver Award Winner

Searching for the meaning of 'moderate livelihood'

It's been 20 years since the Supreme Court's Marshall decision, but First Nations say fisheries rights still not fully recognized

May 17, 2019

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

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 "Miss Chief in the Museum."

'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