Stories by Raghu Para

Waste paper bits seen next to a walkway.

Halifax entrepreneur 'serving a purpose' one paper bag at a time

Nova Scotia recently banned single-use plastic bags

4 days ago

Returned books at a public library

Halifax's fine-free library program prompts return of long overdue books

A book was returned to the library after three decades

5 days ago

Store closure sign at a local restaurant

COVID-19 shifts labour needs and spreads joblessness, business execs say

As of October, the long-term unemployed totalled one-quarter of all unemployed people

2 weeks ago

Jordan Hoover playing in the Canadian Football League at Edmonton

Football world hopeful amid pandemic, says sports economist

COVID-19 could be just a ‘blip' for the CFL

2 weeks ago

Rimot Inc's channel sales manager Akin Guler says going digital is critical for the company.

More Halifax small businesses to go online

Halifax Partnership promoting program to help companies go digital

Nov 14, 2020

A shopper is presented with meat and vegan choices at Mercato Fresh in Chatham, Ont.

Halifax professor says consumers turning to plant-based diets during pandemic

Beef is a 'premium product,' and prices have gone up

Nov 2, 2020