Elise Doane poses with her new agave plant at the greenhouses near the Public Gardens.

AgaveAn Agave reunion

Elise Doane believes she previously owned the Hali-famous Agave Maria

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Can you ace The Signal's news quiz?

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Aero the hotel dog even has his own social media accounts.

audioThe Signal radio show: food, dogs and theatre

Plus, a conversation with former King's grad Alex Cooke about The Canadian Press

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Regional council met Friday to debate the revised police budget.

Police CommissionPolice budget: regional council defies commission and approves revised proposal

Budget of $89,270,000 is a four per cent increase from previous year

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In 2016, only 22 per cent of people aged 18-35 were married.


Are millennials getting married?

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What is encryption?

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Some medical cannabis users are worried about driving because of impaired driving tests.

Cannabis'Totally ineffective:' medical cannabis users fret about getting behind the wheel

Tests are used as evidence in court, following legalization

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A home and group of children in North Preston. Photographed by Gauvin & Gentzel, 2 October 1934.

Representation'Is it not time for us to have more representation?'

Senator says reinstating the Preston boundary no simple solution

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A Dalhousie student pushes through the doors at the Killam Library.

DOORSKillam library doors: a pain in the pass

Dalhousie physicist gives advice on how to open heavy doors

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Mary Nkrumah dishes out some African food.

African FoodThe Canadian food guide lacks diversity, says nutrition expert

African food may have the right ingredients, but doesn’t look like the official food guide

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Firefighter and member of the Halifax Fire Historical Society Jeff Brown standing next to The Queen.

FirefightingThe Queen of Fire Station 2

Firefighting memorabilia doesn’t have its own museum

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A customer shops for apples at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market.

FRUITThe Honeycrisp boom

Honeycrisps surpass McIntosh as Nova Scotia’s most-grown apple, but it's difficult to grow.

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A university student works at the Central Library.

LIBRARIESCentral Library hires social worker

Halifax Public Libraries follows trend in Edmonton, Saskatoon.

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