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The two signs for Almon Street at its junction with Gottingen Street are a perfect illustration of the difference in effectiveness of both styles of signs. The oversized sign is larger and is mounted over the roadway, while the smaller sign is farther off to the side and harder to read while driving.

Halifax man urges street sign improvements

Project identifies Halifax intersections with hard-to-read street names

Mar 23, 2021

Hello City troupe (with the exception of Beth Poulsen) pose at Shakespeare by the Sea in Point Pleasant Park on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The troupe had performed an improv show at the 30th Halifax Fringe Festival during the pandemic.

Improv community aims to build on pandemic momentum

With the recent surge of online classes, local improvisers agree their craft is gaining in popularity

Mar 23, 2021

Recent NHL signee Colten Ellis stands next to his hometown sign of River Denys, in March 2020, while wearing his St. Louis Blues draft jersey.

Cape Breton goaltender beats small town odds, signs NHL contract

20-year-old becomes first Cape Breton born goaltender to sign with an NHL franchise

Mar 23, 2021

Inder Kaur at a protest outside the minister of immigration's office

COVID-19 exposing cracks in Canada's immigration system

Canadians who have spousal sponsorship applications in process are facing increased delays due to COVID-19

Feb 22, 2021

Singapore Skyline

Some crowded cities have been spared the worst of COVID-19

Singapore and Hong Kong, despite being densely populated, have largely held the disease at bay. Other big metros have been hard hit.

Feb 22, 2021

Lia Beveridge has been working to keep her restaurant alive during the pandemic.

Nova Scotia beats back COVID: but for how long?

When it faced a surge of cases in November, the province had one chance to get it right

Feb 22, 2021

Mike Smaggus and Snoopy, a little Bichon Frise, were separated on May 29, 2020.

A Dartmouth Realtor took a tenant’s dog. Now police have reopened the case.

The story of Snoopy continues as two brothers fight to get him back

Feb 14, 2021

A seal jumps onto a dock at the Halifax waterfront.

Online animal medic training means marine mammals aren't left behind during COVID-19

Marine Animal Response Society launches virtual training for volunteers

Feb 13, 2021

Despite low case counts, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang said that the province is not yet prepared to extend operating hours for bars and restaurants.

N.S. bars and restaurants not extending hours any time soon, says top doctor

Dr. Strang maintains that current guidelines match the COVID-19 epidemiology

Feb 12, 2021