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

Back to the Sea started in 2017 and works to teach all age groups about marine life across HRM.

Marine education non-profit hopeful for new location in Dartmouth

Back to the Sea has operated on a small scale since 2017

Feb 16, 2023

The late elder Rita Joe, who was known as the Mi'kmaw poet laureate, is being recognized by Nova Scotia as the 2023 Heritage Day honoree.

Mi'kmaw poet Rita Joe is Heritage Day 2023 honouree

Events around Nova Scotia will recognize Joe's achievements

Feb 15, 2023

The province plans to reduce waste disposal rates to 300 kg per person by 2030.

Halifax’s waste reduction strategy aims to cut down how much we throw out

Province wants to cut average trash production to 300 kilograms per year

Feb 15, 2023

38 per cent of residents have struggled to afford their “household financial needs” over the past 12 months

One in three Atlantic Canadians can't pay unplanned $500 expense, survey finds

Rising energy costs may be to blame, says analyst

Feb 15, 2023

Juliet Mawusi at the Atlantic International Film Festival (FIN), September 2021.

Lack of options for Black women’s natural hair in N.S. leads to film

Director Juliet Mawusi on new short at Halifax Black Film Festival

Feb 15, 2023