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Jars of dried goods at the Tare Shop on Cornwallis Street, Halifax N.S

Can chain supermarkets adopt zero-waste shopping?

Safety and profit concerns might deter stores from going package-free, food expert says

4 hours ago

Premier Stephen McNeil says that no new effluent will enter Boat Harbour after Jan. 31.

Pictou Landing First Nation ‘frustrated’ by details of Northern Pulp shutdown

Premier Stephen McNeil told reporters that allowing boiler wastewater into Boat Harbour after Jan. 31 will not breach Boat Harbour Act

18 hours ago

Halifax's online parking ticket payment web page

No more parking ticket payment errors – hopefully

Auditor general report says there wasn’t enough testing done before municipality’s website went live in 2017

19 hours ago

Photo illustration of bottles.

Locals suggest HRP fund sobering centres, not drunk tanks

Halifax Board of Police Commissioners presented with alternatives for sending people to the drunk tank

20 hours ago

The exhibit features eight Venezuelan artists who immigrated to Canada.

Remembering back home: Art meets immigration in Venezuelan exhibit

Venezuelan artists explore how they deal with immigration through their own unique artistic lens

22 hours ago

HRP Chief Dan Kinsella (foreground) watches Halifax activist El Jones speak at the board of police commissioners meeting on Monday. Jones said the police budget should be frozen until HRP takes better action on racial profiling.

Halifax activist: racial profiling shouldn’t be rewarded

El Jones wants council to freeze police budget until more action taken

23 hours ago

The new and improved Lou Duggan Creative Studio celebrated its grand opening on Saturday.

Halifax library’s updated creative hub invites people to 'connect to each other'

The Lou Duggan Creative Studio is now officially open at the central branch

1 day ago

A new questionnaire about medically assisted death laws is open to all Canadians until Jan. 27.

The right to die: Who is left out?

Nova Scotians have one more week to weigh in on MAID laws in Canada

1 day ago

Alexander Bond, Rachel Clarke, Tami Meredith, and Nola Etkin take part in a panel discussion at the QatCanSTEM Colloquium.

'We exist': Conference celebrates queer voices in STEM

The inaugural QatCanSTEM Colloquium was held this weekend at Dalhousie University

2 days ago