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Dr. Ron Stewart brought EHS to Nova Scotia.

paramedicsHe helped create Nova Scotia’s ambulance service. We ask Ron Stewart what he thinks of it now.

Paramedics in Nova Scotia are using #codecritical to highlight service shortages  

2 days ago

Dalhousie researchers Dr. Lisa Goldberg, Dr. Megan Aston and “What to Expect When You Aren't Expected” director Annie Valentina present at a talk about the experience of queer individuals giving birth.

AudioThe Signal Podcast: Unexpected

This week, what to expect when the unexpected happens

2 days ago

Garret's photo, taken by Paul Girvan, is displayed with family memories in the Conway's Halifax home.

Mental HealthHealing hearts still carry pain

Grieving parents share son's battle with mental illness as they move forward after his death

3 days ago

Eleven-year-old Josiah Brown's feet just reach the chrome foot pedal of Jack Desmond's barber chair.

HistoryMeet the man keeping Jack Desmond’s barber chair busy

Viola Desmond’s husband was a Halifax barber whose chair is still being used

3 days ago

Speed dating is rapid-fire, five-minute “dates.”

DatingVIDEO: Five minutes to find a spark as speed dating stages comeback in Halifax

Tired of missed connections online, participants meet in person

4 days ago

Cannabis use might lead to worse academic performance, higher debt, lower paying jobs, or more psychological problems.

cannabisGo to high school, don't go to school high, study says

Researchers followed young cannabis users for 10 years

1 week ago

Graphic by Lama El Azrak.

Women journalists and the glass ceiling

Newsrooms are more – but not fully – equal

Mar 2, 2018