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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

Alec Stratford is the executive director of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.

New report calls for better use of social workers in N.S. mental health services

The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers released a report last week

Jan 19, 2021

MLAs hear from witnesses at the standing committee on health virtual meeting on Jan. 12.

Long-term care staff in Nova Scotia still overworked and underpaid, MLAs told

Standing committee on health hears chorus of concerns from unions

Jan 15, 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

Adams Funeral Home.

Home is where the heart aches

Hockey pucks. Bylaw officers. This is a strange time for funeral directors.

Dec 17, 2020

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

Lee and Megan Rodgers from Spryfield have been dressing up as Santa and Mrs. Claus for six years.

Do you believe in Santa?

They’re not at the mall, and there is no parade. But Santa and Mrs. Claus are alive and well in Spryfield

Dec 16, 2020

A senior is helped into a car after a flu shot, which is not mandatory.

Should a COVID-19 mass vaccination program be mandatory?

'There will be a backlash if you make it mandatory,' says one expert

Dec 16, 2020

Kevin Buakuma-Sayers is stranded in Halifax this holiday season

Students stranded in Halifax for the holidays find new ways to celebrate

Travel restrictions keep students from family during holiday season

Dec 11, 2020