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N.S. cross-country ski athlete Cohen Norman holds up his roller skis during a training session on the Chain Lake Trail, Wednesday.

How N.S.’s cross-country ski team is prepping for the Canada Winter Games with no snow

Faced with mild winter, athletes take to the pavement on roller skis to train

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Halifax Regional Council has voted to register the former home and property of Dr. Clement Ligoure, the first Black doctor in Nova Scotia. Ligoure treated victims of the Halifax Explosion from a private clinic in his home at 5812 North St.

WATCH: Ukrainians Arrive, Black Doctor honoured and Restaurants Close

Plus, a giant snowball takes shape at the Halifax Commons and old letters inspire textile art

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Tracey Jones-Grant (left, HRM managing director of diversity & inclusion). Tamar Pryor Brown (centre, senior advisor at African Nova Scotian Affairs Integration Office) Crystal Mulder (right, African Nova Scotian community specialist for the Halifax Public Libraries) at the African Heritage Month kick-off event on Thursday.

Here’s what’s happening in Halifax for African Heritage Month

9 events for you to watch, listen, create and learn through Black history

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Angela Simmonds speaks at Nova Scotia Liberal Party’s leadership debate on
April 28, 2022.

Preston MLA Angela Simmonds resigns

First African Nova Scotian deputy Speaker leaves after 18 months

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A person reaches for a snack at the Eating Disorders: Not Just a White Folks' Problem event hosted by Eating Disorders Nova Scotia at SMU on Jan. 24, 2023.

Eating disorder support in works for Black people in Nova Scotia

Rising food insecurity highlights need for support

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West Halifax MP Lena Metlege Diab announces funding for the Bella Rose Arts Centre Society as, from left, Lee Anne Amaral, Russell Walker, Amie Moore and Gary O’Hara listen.

Federal government announces funding for Bella Rose Arts Centre Society

Theatre will use $300,000 for new light and sound equipment

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Members of Nova Scotia ACORN rally outside of Halifax City Hall prior to a Tuesday’s meeting  where council discussed several housing issues.

Halifax council tackles housing crisis with new proposed bylaws

City moves on rental property registry, new short-term rental rules, affordable housing funding

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(File photo) New studies using data from the 2021 Census find racialized Canadians earn less than non-racialized, non-Indigenous university graduates two years after earning a bachelor's degree.

Racialized people earn less money despite higher education levels: Statistics Canada report

Two years after graduating, graduates less likely to be unionized or have pension plan coverage, says study

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Daniel Boyd explains the size of glass microspheres to MP Andy Fillmore.

$1.7 million in ACOA funding announced for Halifax bioscience labs

One company, ClearDynamic, to treat joint pain with microscopic glass balls

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