Community

Ghislain Frigault poses with his ice sculpture seconds after completing it.

Annual ice festival thaws out the heart of downtown Dartmouth

‘We don’t come with just a block of ice. A lot of work and thought is put into them beforehand’

Feb 10, 2020

Naomi Bird stands inside of Alumni Hall at the University of King's College.

Not making space for Indigenous students at reconciliation lecture 'felt kind of like an insult’

Kim TallBear presented this year's MacLennan Lecture at the University of King's College at the end of January

Feb 7, 2020

This years recipient of the World Peace Tartan, Bridget Brownlow, stands proudly after receiving her award.

'This award really belongs to the students and the people of the North of Ireland'

Halifax Celtic Festival kicks off at city hall with a kitchen party and award ceremony

Jan 30, 2020

Digital rendering of Treehouse Village Echousing in Bridgewater, N.S. There are currently 14 completed cohousing communities in Canada. Treehouse Village will be the first in the Atlantic region.

‘We feel it’s time for cohousing to come to the East Coast’

Based in Bridgewater, Treehouse Village Ecohousing offers an alternative way of living

Jan 27, 2020

An LPI (leading pedestrian intersection) at Spring Garden Road and Queen Street. LPI's give pedestrians a head start to cross before vehicles get the green light.

‘How much is it going to cost?’: The price of pedestrian safety

HRP reports 168 pedestrian collisions last year, down from 217 in 2018

Jan 24, 2020

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’

Feb 12, 2019

Gordon Wiswell and his dog Fido are one of many pairs that use Elderdog Canada's services.

DogsLooking to volunteer with dogs? Here’s your chance

Elderdog Canada helps seniors care for their dogs in many ways

Feb 12, 2019

Walking soccer player Luigi Lucia warms up at the BMO Soccer Complex.

CommunitySeniors play modified version of soccer every week to stay active and socialize

Organization offers program for seniors to stay active and social

Feb 7, 2019