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Members of Halifax-Hong Kong Link pose in front of Pier 21, a Canadian symbol of refuge

Halifax group advocates for Hong Kong despite risk

Halifax-Hong Kong Link is raising awareness of Chinese extradition practices, other issues

Jan 26, 2021

Bob Grundy and his wife at the veterans affairs committee meeting on Tuesday

N.S. veterans affairs committee rallies around PTSD facility

The committee heard from Rally Point Retreat on Tuesday

Jan 22, 2021

Master craftsman Brian Tebay uses a blowing iron to shape the glass

'You can sense the disappointment': NovaScotian Crystal closing after 25 years in business

The staple of the Halifax waterfront closes at the end of February, citing lower production capacity and no tourism season

Jan 20, 2021

You can apply to volunteer on the Nova Scotia Health website

Nova Scotians ready to lend a hand in COVID-19 vaccination push

Province says they need volunteers with all kinds of skills to help roll out vaccine

Jan 20, 2021

This demolition site, at Oxford and North streets, began tearing down the building while a tenant was still living inside.

HousingHalifax councillors exploring improvements to demolition permits

The move is a response to an eviction by demolition in Halifax

Jan 14, 2021

The council passed a motion on a new ecological lens on Tuesday.

Halifax council approves ecological lens as latest tool against climate change

A recent Halifax budget meeting saw councillors zero in on climate change, and outline challenges ahead

Jan 14, 2021

High school students hope to start a youth advisory committee in Truro, N.S.

Proposed Truro youth committee hopes for more young voices to be heard

The youth advisory committee will be established by a group of local students

Jan 14, 2021

Public transit in Halifax is now free for children 12 and under.

Halifax transit now free for children 12 and under

Change will provide more freedom for lower and middle class families, say advocates

Jan 13, 2021

Julie takes a walk through the Halifax Public Gardens on Tuesday afternoon, the day before her recovery milestone.

Brave new world

Recovering from a substance use disorder is an achievement. This is why Julie Melanson of Halifax is celebrating today.

Dec 16, 2020