Stories by Salam Shuhait

Moustafa Alkrad wants to help his family.

Community  Syrian families in Nova Scotia trying to raise money to help themselves

Group vying for $50,000 grant, launches $50,000 crowdfunding campaign

Nov 25, 2018

The report says plastic grocery bags make up over three per cent of the litter observed throughout Nova Scotia.

Environment 'Reduce or refuse': Report calls for single-use bag ban if voluntary reduction doesn't work

Environment and sustainability committee will discuss proposal next month

Nov 22, 2018

Halifax Regional Police investigate suspicious package.

POLICE Suspicious package closes a Dartmouth street

Part of Akerley Boulevard was temporarily shut down Monday  

Nov 19, 2018

The Parade of Lights was held in Halifax on Saturday.

HOLIDAYSDespite cold temperatures, people gather to see the parade of lights

Floats wind their way downtown Saturday for annual event

Nov 18, 2018

Volunteers untangle lights to prepare for Diwali.

CultureBehind the scenes of the Diwali festival

Diwali runs this weekend at the Halifax Forum

Nov 16, 2018

A moment of silence at 11 a.m. Sunday in Grand Parade.

Remembrance Day A day to honour soldiers and veterans for their bravery and loyalty

On Nov. 11, Haligonians gathered at Grand Parade for Remembrance day

Nov 11, 2018

Samira Thomeh (left) and her husband Jad Alzoghby (right) celebrate the proclamation of Lebanese Heritage Month.

Community November is now Lebanese Heritage Month in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is one of two Canadian provinces to officially celebrate its Lebanese community

Nov 9, 2018