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Photo illustration of person with health card. Health card numbers are being collected to develop race-based health data model in Nova Scotia.

Researchers work with African Nova Scotian communities in Dartmouth on health registry

OmiSoore Dryden’s project Don’t Count Us Out! began in summer 2020

Feb 12, 2021

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

Neptune Theatre in Halifax closed in-person production in March 2020 because of the pandemic.

Neptune’s COVID-19 funding request moves to Halifax budget committee

Neptune Theatre requests one-time emergency relief to help reopen this summer

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