Life

Vaughan, 6, flips through the TV guide for programmes of interest to him.

No news is bad news for kids

Children in Europe watch TV news made for them. Not so in Canada.

Jan 5, 2016

.blu salon downtown Halifax displays gender price gap

GenderWomen’s haircuts cost more than men’s, and some stylists say that’s unfair

Despite the growing “man bun” phenomenon, women are still paying more than men to have their ponytails trimmed

Dec 9, 2015

GivingHomeless Kijiji family moves into new apartment after strangers band together to help

“A lot of people who offered things were people who didn’t have much to give, but they offered what they had”

Dec 2, 2015

Players enjoying a round of Magic.

GamingGamers dealing a different deck of cards as Magic game thrives

‘People like tactile things they can feel, touch and manipulate,’ says game storeowner Joshua Pyle-Carter

Nov 30, 2015

A reporter’s most important purchase in the North: moose hide mittens.

The allure of the North

Why journalists are inspired to work in the coldest communities in Canada

Nov 30, 2015

Caledonia students left arm jackets on telephone poles on Halifax streets. Tags on the coats let people know the items were free to take.

Holidays9 ways to spread Christmas cheer in Halifax

Feeling charitable? Here's how you can help

Nov 27, 2015

The Ummah Mosque and Community Centre on St Matthias Street.

CommunityISIS is not Islam, says Halifax’s Muslim Community

A sermon was held on Friday to look at the role of ISIS and what the Qur'an says about violence

Nov 23, 2015

The white spruce tree for Boston is 49 feet tall and 72 years old.

CHRISTMASBoston or bust: Christmas tree gifting celebrates city's kindness

The Nova Scotia Tree for Boston starts its journey to its final standing place

Nov 19, 2015

Sobaz Benjamin at work in the CKDU studio

ArtsInmates behind a different kind of bars

CKDU radio show provides inmates with the opportunity for artistic release.

Nov 17, 2015

Birthday bash at the NECHC

HealthHale and hearty: North End health centre turns 44

The Centre celebrates over four decades of working with the community on Gottingen Street

Nov 13, 2015