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The Ravens celebrated their 17th U Sports championship, 10 of which they have won in Halifax.

Carleton Ravens claw back to win basketball title at Scotiabank Centre

Champs down STFX in double OT to clinch 17th U Sports championship in 20 years 

Mar 19, 2023

New-Brunswick-born wood artist Jackie Toner drew inspiration from real east-coast lighthouses, to create her wood renderings.

Windsor N.S. wood artist featured at SPARK! art showcase

Lighthouses across Atlantic Canada inspire shoreline collection

Mar 17, 2023

Cameron Valardo only started one game for the SMU Huskies, but a profile on a football prospects website caught the attention of pro scouts.

Halifax quarterback signs with Swedish football squad

Cameron Valardo rises from SMU backup to European starter

Mar 7, 2023

Laura MacNutt said she opened her vintage clothing store to counter “fast fashion,” which is the production of clothing from mass-market retailers to keep up with trends.

Promoting 'slow fashion' in Halifax

Clothing shop counters mass chic with vintage apparel  

Mar 3, 2023

Mary Nkrumah prepared steaming soup (l) and two kinds of fufu (r). She taught workshop participants how to make the meal, then she served it for sampling.

Celebrating the African ‘soul food’ called fufu

Halifax chef cooks a traditional meal to challenge social-media shade

Feb 23, 2023

Bannock on a stick with berry stew and spruce tip butter.

Reclaiming Indigenous ways of knowing food

Métis chef discusses traditional cuisine, food insecurity crisis

Feb 17, 2023

A shopper reaches for a can of soup from the grocery store shelves on a cold February morning.

Food insecurity can harm both body and mind, says doctor

Lack of nutrients can cause the body to shut down: nutrition specialist

Feb 17, 2023

On Monday, red dresses honoring over 1000 missing and murdered Indigenous women will be displayed in the Public Gardens, such as the one on the first floor of the Halifax Central Library.

Third annual Kjipuktuk March for MMIWG2S set for Monday

Red dresses on display at 2023 memorial

Feb 17, 2023

Health-care workers in Nova Scotia are in demand but statistics indicate their numbers could be on the decline.

Nova Scotia health-care workers are 'at a breaking point'

New statistics show the province’s health-care employment declined in January

Feb 16, 2023

Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union president Janet Hazelton speaks at the legislature's health committee on Feb. 14.

Health-care unions call for higher legislated standard in nursing homes

Hazelton says standard of 4.1 hours per resident per day of care should be law

Feb 16, 2023