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Tim Houston, leader of the Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative Party, speaks to reporters following the announcement.

New bill could give ridesharing the ‘green light’ in Nova Scotia: PC leader

The party plans to introduce the bill for government vote shortly after legislature reopens later this month

Feb 10, 2020

Peter MacKay addresses the crowd during Saturday's Conservative federal leadership forum.

Conservative leadership hopefuls face off in Halifax

Unity, energy and regionalism emerge as main talking points at Nova Scotia PC AGM

Feb 10, 2020

An electric vehicle charging station in the parking garage of the Halifax Convention Centre. Installing these chargers in old and new buildings in HRM will be key to making driving electric a viable option for more HRM residents.

Why it's easier to own an electric car in HRM if you own a home

NS Power and HRM are looking ahead for ways to develop infrastructure for apartment and condo dwellers to charge electric cars

Feb 10, 2020

Photo illustration of someone using automatic door.

Flat entrances do not always equal accessibility

There are exemptions in the regulations for businesses under a certain size

Feb 10, 2020

The Little Dutch Church is the second oldest building in Halifax, and is a registered municipal heritage property.

How does Halifax decide what's heritage?

The process is far from perfect, according to one HRM councillor

Feb 9, 2020

Ali J. Eisner poses with Jay the Blue Jay.

Learn to be yourself with puppets — with no strings attached

Workshops for both adults and children planned at NSCAD, Halifax’s Youth Project, Lunenburg School of the Arts

Feb 9, 2020

Some of the painted rocks.

Embracing rocky detours, people of Halifax play hide and seek with painted stones

The local initiative has captured the imaginations of more than 10,000 people on a Facebook group devoted to people who paint and hide rocks around HRM

Feb 8, 2020

A new tool rental app, "The Good Neighbour," launched in HRM last month.

'Airbnb of tools' app joins Halifax tool sharing economy

The Good Neighbour tool rental app launched in HRM last month, but some are concerned about its effects on community

Feb 8, 2020

A pine tree sapling planted in Sioux Lookout Ont.

‘A lot of people are being challenged right now’: Forestry sector searching for solutions

With Northern Pulp out of the picture, the silviculture industry is hoping to stay rooted

Feb 8, 2020

SAY IT LOUD co-founders.
Roderick Brereton left, Farley Flex right

SAY IT LOUD initiative intends to ‘plant the seed of belief’ in black youth

The Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute hosted launch event for a nationwide black youth initiative

Feb 8, 2020