Life

Eggplant, steaming hot from the oven.

New kosher cooking class invites you to take a bite out of Jewish culture

The food industry has seen a surge in kosher food, and this new cooking series explores what keeping kosher is really like

Jan 28, 2020

NSHA says regular testing and safe-sex practices are effective  ways to prevent syphilis.

Syphilis infections in the province are on the rise. Is there a strategy to fight it?

Researcher and Halifax Sexual Health Clinic push to normalize blood-borne STI testing

Jan 27, 2020

Eight nurses were exposed to synthetic THC at the East Coast Forensic Hospital in Burnside.

Exposure to synthetic drug sends nurses to the doctor

Nurses at forensic hospital report safety issues, some refuse work

Jan 25, 2020

Paul Vienneau and his smiling shovel.

'There’s a lot of stuff to get done': Disability activist has big plans for 2020

Paul Vienneau, the wheelchair user who shovels neglected snow and ice, wants a more accessible city hall

Jan 23, 2020

A grocery store's produce section.

Should the government be responsible for feeding its citizens?

Three panelists discussed the issue of food insecurity and what needs to change

Jan 20, 2020

The Halifax Nordic Ski club offers access to six parks across the municipality. Lorenzo Caterini hopes the grass trail at Oakfield will lead to a longer season.

‘We’re pumped to have a new venue’: New cross-country ski trail opens in Oakfield

New partnership aims to keep youth engaged with the sport

Jan 17, 2020

Mary Mclean, Connie Macmillan and Cindy Jussup show off their pink boxing gloves.

Punching out Parkinson's: How a boxing class is supporting people living with Parkinson's

The program started in June 2019 with eight regulars, now new people show up every week

Jan 17, 2020

Floyd Blakeney sits in his holiday throne greeting children at Cabela's in Dartmouth.

This 63-year-old veteran looks very familiar

Santa Floyd has been spreading Christmas joy for 39 years

Dec 7, 2019

Jean-eva Dickie and Winston Guitar play pool during a speed friending event last Tuesday.

Do you want to be friends?

14 strangers have 5 minutes to see if they’re friend material

Nov 21, 2019