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COVID-19: How to stay up to date

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1 week ago

Keigan Davis stands near trash that was illegally dumped on his property in Halifax.

Halifax considering big fines for trash dumpers

New illegal dumping prevention measures could also include more officers on patrol

Mar 11, 2020

Yasmin Lash immigrated to Canada from Israel in 2018. Lash will tell her story at The Shoe Project event in Halifax at the Peggy Corkum Music Room on Sunday.

How the shoe fits: Halifax immigrants share their stories

The Shoe Project gives immigrant women a platform this International Women's Day

Mar 7, 2020

Justin Lively, 22, and Anna Fisher, 19, have been looking for an apartment since moving to Sackville in October from Calgary, Alberta.

Local couple’s hunt for child-friendly housing 'disheartening'

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission is seeing an increase in inquiries about discriminatory rental practices targeting families

Feb 14, 2020

A gambler sits at a slot machine at Casino Nova Scotia.

Addictions therapist skeptical of industry-run gambling literacy campaign

'They make a lot of their money off problem gamblers,' says Elizabeth Stephen

Feb 14, 2020

Experts say African Nova Scotians face particular health barriers.

Why better data collection could improve health of African Nova Scotians

Experts say they need race-based data collection to inform their research and secure funding

Feb 14, 2020

Selina Pottle at MSVU, where she accumulated $70,000 in student debt as a former student.

Life after debt? Nearly 1,000 student loans included in bankruptcy filings last year

Nearly 17 per cent of bankruptcies filed in 2019 included student loans

Feb 14, 2020

The eBay pop-up store that was placed on the waterfront last summer. Image provided by Saltbox Modern Engineered Spaces

From shipyards to backyards; Shipping containers are entering the real estate scene

Will shipping container homes be in HRM’s future? One expert doesn't think it's likely

Feb 14, 2020

Lynn Jones has been advocating for reparations for years.

Legacy of racism still needs to be dealt with, say activists

Activist says every African Nova Scotian community has been disadvantaged by history of racism

Feb 14, 2020