Stories by Grace Power

A memorial plaza near the bell tower was one of the interpretive elements added to Fort Needham Park.

Halifax ExplosionInterpret the Halifax Explosion at Fort Needham Park

New elements include staircase remembering destroyed Richmond community

Dec 1, 2017

Paul Mombourquette’s property faces the proposed building site.

DevelopmentProposed 9-storey building pulls ‘the rug out from under’ us: Lake Banook residents

Neighbour says building is inappropriate for single-family residential area

Nov 29, 2017

Kayla Kirsch says her cat Tuna likes to go for walks in the warmer weather.

CatsWatch: were these paws made for walking?

Vet says it’s easier to leash-train kittens than adult cats

Nov 28, 2017

Suzanne Lively says tampons, like food, are a necessity many low-income women can’t afford.

Women500 DivaCups for 500 low-income women

Campaign organizer hopes to raise $15,000 by Dec. 31

Nov 24, 2017

Currently, domestic cats are not required to be tagged or leashed outside.

CatsA leash for Mr. Whiskers? Solution to 'cat crisis' discussed in Halifax

Ecology Action Centre looks at pet bylaws in Vaughan, Ont., as good example

Nov 22, 2017

Mohammed Zaher Abd Ulmouli shows off some Java code he’s written.

CodingHow one coding workshop goes beyond programming

Maritime Labs participants practise English as they learn programming skills

Nov 12, 2017

Heather Inglis-Quinn shows off one of her Eco-Couture handbags at her home studio in Eastern Passage, N.S.

LifeVintage dresses find new life as handbags

Eastern Passage woman runs eco-friendly business

Nov 12, 2017