Stories by Robyn Simon

3D printer

Health3D printer emissions may be harmful to your health

Safety awareness lagging behind affordability

1 week ago

Blair MacDonald with his telescope inside his garage in Bedford.

AstronomyAstrophotography: taking photos of the cosmos

‘A telescope is a time machine. When you look out into space, you're looking back in time’

2 weeks ago

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EnvironmentNova Scotia to recycle used oil, more electronics

Video game systems and ebook readers among items to be recycled

Feb 7, 2019

Abbey Ferguson of the Halifax Sexual Health Clinic holds up a dental dam to a giggling crowd of dental professionals.

Health'Simple’ changes could make dental offices more LGBTQ+ inclusive

Medical journal recommends changes to treatment of LGBTQ+ individuals

Feb 5, 2019

Houses on Philip Street are part of the neighbourhood in the proposal.

DevelopmentControversial land-use amendment in limbo

Changes would allow up to six units within eligible buildings

Jan 29, 2019

 The Bus Stop Theatre's executive director, Sébastien Labelle, stands outside the front doors.

Arts and CultureBus Stop Theatre raising funds to purchase building

The only independent theatre space in Halifax faces eviction

Jan 26, 2019

If a ban passes, plastic bags will no longer be available at stores in Halifax.

EnvironmentHRM moves forward on single-use plastic ban

A new blue and black waste bin program may also help reduce plastic waste

Jan 16, 2019