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Shoppers have changed their habits during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to this year's  food price report.

Q&A: What the 2021 food report tells us about food economics

Average Canadian household to spend $695 more on groceries in 2021, the report says

Dec 10, 2020

Screenshot of a surveillance camera streaming live at Weston abattoir in Windsor, Ont.

Inside a slaughterhouse serving a demand for pork amid COVID-19

‘Everybody loves bacon’ and slaughterhouse is deemed essential for the food chain

Dec 10, 2020

Some panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt, a memorial to celebrate the lives of people who have died of AIDS-related causes.

Self-test for HIV now available in Canada

Some free tests to be distributed in Nova Scotia as part of a research study

Dec 3, 2020

Basketball is one of the AUS sports cancelled for the 2020-21 season.

AUS cancels winter sports season

COVID-19 cases continue to rise, gyms temporarily closed in Halifax

Nov 25, 2020

Hand sanitizer being pored on hands that show signs of eczema.

If frequent hand washing is hard on your hands, here's what you can do about it

Dermatologists are seeing more patients with eczema-like symptoms on their hands

Nov 23, 2020

Madison Stewart (right) adjusts her snorkel mask at a freediving learning session in Dartmouth on March 4.

No gear, no problem for these freedivers

Halifax Freediving Club introduces newcomers to the sport

Mar 15, 2020

Marc Rickard (left) bikes with his daughter Ivy (right) down Portland Street in Dartmouth. They were out for the first day of Winter Bike Week in Halifax, which started Feb. 8.

What does it take to bike in the winter in Halifax?

The Signal meets up with some winter cyclists to see how

Feb 15, 2020

Photo illustration of someone experiencing endometriosis pain

‘We, as a medical system, are failing people with endometriosis’ says gynecologist

New study published in Canadian medical journal says endometriosis patients should be taken more seriously

Feb 14, 2020

The Halifax Mooseheads do yoga to help with mental and physical relaxation before the playoffs in spring 2019.

Hockey and yoga: there is space for both

Aggression is common in men’s hockey and introducing yoga has become part of a larger conversation

Feb 13, 2020