Life

An eagle feather kept by Aaron Prosper on a shelf in his office at the Dalhousie Student Union.

Mi'kmaq cultureVIDEO: DSU president explains the meaning of the eagle feather in Mi'kmaq culture

Eagle feathers can now be used in place of the Bible in Nova Scotia courts for oaths

Nov 17, 2018

Volunteers untangle lights to prepare for Diwali.

CultureBehind the scenes of the Diwali festival

Diwali runs this weekend at the Halifax Forum

Nov 16, 2018

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  

Nov 15, 2018

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

Nov 14, 2018

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

Nov 14, 2018

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

Nov 13, 2018