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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

It was all about craft cocktails at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market on Monday night.

CocktailsNot your average rum and coke: Halifax bartenders craft cocktails for spot in national competition

Local bartenders say the event is about building community within the industry

Nov 20, 2018

Children and youth sang and played the drum with Bradley Paul at the first Mi'kmaq cultural night.

CommunityMi'kmaq cultural nights: 'Keeping the culture going'

All welcome for beading, drumming every other Thursday

Nov 19, 2018

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