Life

Wrapping gifts with newspaper is a sustainable alternative to non-recyclable wrapping paper.

EnvironmentWant to go waste-free this holiday season? Read this before you go shopping

Wrapping paper, packaging materials and old items are sources of waste

Dec 6, 2018

Prescription opioids for pain management.

AddictionHow Nova Scotia is fighting the opioid problem

Approach includes naloxone kits to improved prescription practices

Dec 5, 2018

Kim Shaw uses a table saw to trim a wooden wine rack leg at LakeCity Woodworkers.

Photo EssayWhy this workshop is ‘a place where everybody understands’

LakeCity Woodworkers provides hands-on experience for people with mental illness

Dec 5, 2018

Participants and volunteers pick up garbage at the Hemlock Ravine trip organized by Trips by Transit.

Outdoors Want to get out of the city and see nature? Take the bus.

Trips by Transit help Haligonians access nature by Halifax Transit buses

Dec 2, 2018

Surprise visitor Santa Claus greets a child.

Africville'Here we are again, just before Christmas': Africville’s 7th annual tree lighting ceremony

Songs, prayers and Santa Claus for annual start of the holidays

Nov 25, 2018

One of the parade’s best dressed award winners, Cheech, Luna and Rocky the chihuahuas pictured with their caretakers Keona and Masondra Brian. “My favourite part was when I got to pull the sled,” says Keona.

petsSee the costumes from this year's Quinpool Holiday Pet Parade

Holiday parade draws more people and dogs than ever before

Nov 24, 2018

Doug Crosby rides his bike to warm up for the ride.

cycling40 bikes covered in lights cruise through north-end Halifax

ILightHFX returned Friday night to promote cyclist visibility

Nov 24, 2018