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Changes are needed to better protect HRP IT systems, auditor general finds.

Halifax police not keeping IT secure, misled board: auditor general

A report found that only five of 67 recommendations suggested in 2017 were completed, despite HRP claims

Feb 12, 2021

Cameron Hawes is an R&B folk musician who normally performs around Halifax.

Dartmouth musician leaves urban life to be inspired by nature

Cameron Hawes spent 5 months this summer composing in isolation on the North Shore

Feb 12, 2021

Krunal Shah and his dad pose with a government poster he says helped communicate the new rules to customers

Plastic bag ban sees smooth transition, saves money for Halifax business

Canadians use up to 15 billion plastic bags every year, says federal government

Feb 11, 2021

As of Monday, 300 people will be allowed to skate at once on the Emera Oval.

Emera Oval increasing capacity to 300 skaters starting Feb. 15

Halifax skating rink can accommodate up to 1,500 skaters

Feb 11, 2021

Occupational therapists Karen Joudrey (left) and Chris McWilliam (right)

Halifax occupational therapists weigh in on how to work best from home

Two Halifax OT's share advice on how to better manage remote work

Feb 11, 2021

Now closed for the winter, some Halifax food stands are anticipating a shorter season without cruise ship tourists.

Halifax boardwalk businesses in 'survival mode'

There will be no cruise ship tourists for the second year in a row

Feb 11, 2021

Photo illustration of someone being handed a rose.

'People did a lot of reflection': How dating in Halifax has changed during COVID-19

Halifax experts and those looking for love discuss the pandemic, and what post-COVID dating looks like

Feb 11, 2021

Photo illustration of two women shaking hands. Women-led Sandpiper Ventures received a $5-million contribution from the Nova Scotia government last Friday.

N.S. government's $5M contribution to Sandpiper Ventures sparks backlash

Advocates say money is not going where women need it

Feb 11, 2021

Halifax Winter Bike Week aims to promote cycling as a safe and enjoyable means of transportation during the winter months.

Bike Minds Halifax aims to uplift and inspire through bicycle-themed storytelling

Bike Minds Halifax will feature personal stories from cycling enthusiasts

Feb 11, 2021