Stories by Alex Cooke

In May, Superstore will be offering students 10 per cent more PC Plus points instead of a 10 per cent discount on student days.

Student DiscountsStudent response to Superstore giving points instead of discounts: ‘ridiculous’

Superstore will now be giving students 10 per cent more points instead of a 10 per cent discount

Mar 18, 2016

Martin Laforest, senior manager and scientific outreach at the Institute for Quantum Computing, does a quantum levitation demonstration for children.

Heritage‘Our future innovators:’ Mélanie Joly announces plan to celebrate innovation

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announces new partnership between Canadian science organizations

Mar 15, 2016

Craig McNally and his girlfriend Kelly Hutchinson at Saturday night’s fundraising event.

SkateboardingHalifax skateboarder ramps up plan for indoor park

Craig McNally is trying to raise money for his project

Mar 14, 2016

Room escape games have been appearing in Canada since 2013.

Escape GamesEscape reality with Halifax’s new pastime

Room escape games are a popular trend, but will they stick?

Mar 14, 2016

Ben Cox (left) and Erik Bauckman (right) in combat.

Star WarsDuel or duel not, there is no try

Erik Bauckman puts his passion for Star Wars into action

Mar 11, 2016

FuelWilson gas to buy remaining 11 Esso stores in Halifax

Esso’s staffing, prices, branding will not be affected

Mar 9, 2016

Mental HealthWhy students are slinging paint

Dalhousie students host paint party to raise awareness about mental health

Mar 2, 2016

Some Dartmouth residents are advocating to remove the Halifax logo from signage, flagpoles and landmarks

IdentityIs D/RTMOUTH losing its identity? Residents weigh in

Municipal staff looking into Halifax branding in other communities

Feb 25, 2016

Halifax council voted to have a report made regarding the Halifax logo on community signs

Regional councilHalifax branding: Signs stay up, staff do more research

Amended motion means signs won't be removed from Dartmouth and other communities now

Feb 24, 2016