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Returned books at a public library

Halifax's fine-free library program prompts return of long overdue books

A book was returned to the library after three decades

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Dr. Tim Holland shows Minister of Health and Wellness the practitioner room at the clinic in 2015.

Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine announces retirement

The five-term MLA will not re-offer in the next provincial election

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A passerby crosses in front of Dalhousie University's Killam Memorial Library Thursday.

What Halifax universities are doing to reduce carbon emissions — and what they’re not

Nova Scotia's post-secondary institutions not yet legally required to cut carbon

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Menstrual products available at Shoppers Drug Mart.

We need to talk about period poverty

Free tampons harder to get as new closures happen across the province

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Nova Scotia has capped rent increases at two per cent until February 2022.

Nova Scotia announces temporary rent control and ban on 'renovictions'

Newly formed Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission to present long-term recommendations within six months

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Floyd Blakeney, who has been Santa for 40 years, says this Christmas is definitely different.

Business is booming for Halifax Santas this COVID-19 Christmas

Local Saint Nicks making more home and virtual visits

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Bridget Stevens coaches two of her boxers, John-Michael Forrestall and Andrew Thomas at her gym.

At this Dartmouth boxing gym, it’s ‘community helping community’

Mi'kmaw-owned Tribal Boxing is looking for sponsorship for new free classes for youth

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The College Street property where the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre's new affordable housing development will sit.

Affordable housing coming to Halifax by 2022

Council approves three non-profit housing proposals under federal Rapid Housing Initiative

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Katie MacLeod poses in front of her gingerbread house at The Old Apothecary Bakery and Café on Monday.

Halifax café bakes ‘a little holiday help’ for Laing House

The Old Apothecary hosts a gingerbread house fundraiser for youth mental health

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Affordable housing is scarce in Halifax.

Housing crisis, COVID-19 ‘a rock and a hard place’ for some in Halifax

A number of HRM residents are facing difficult decisions amid the two crises

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