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A senior holding a smartphone in Halifax.

Program to help Nova Scotia seniors become tech-savvy gets funding boost

New technology isn't always intuitive for older people and following instructions can be challenging, Halifax senior says

Feb 8, 2020

The Dalhousie women's basketball team cheers on the starting lineup as they step onto the court.

Women’s university basketball gets boost towards gender equality

Revised playoff schedule to match the doubleheader format of the regular season

Feb 8, 2020

Isaiah Allan-Sheppard showing the Black Cultural Centre.

Students create map of African Nova Scotian communities with an artistic twist

Students from John MacNeil Elementary School made the map for the 2020 African Nova Scotian History Challenges

Feb 8, 2020

Naomi Bird stands inside of Alumni Hall at the University of King's College.

Not making space for Indigenous students at reconciliation lecture 'felt kind of like an insult’

Kim TallBear presented this year's MacLennan Lecture at the University of King's College at the end of January

Feb 7, 2020

These barriers at the beginning of the trail are meant to prevent motorized vehicles from using it.

Gaetz Brook trail: Opposing groups open to a compromise

Active transportation association has restricted motorized vehicles on trail connector

Feb 7, 2020

Iain Rankin, minister of lands and forestry, speaks to reporters about Owls Head.

Province firm on Owls Head despite objections

Public will get a say but on the developer's terms

Feb 7, 2020

Chasity St. Louis with a shirt that says "your body is not the enemy."

Halifax woman says her disordered eating was 'something to be encouraged'

‘Sometimes people treat weight loss as if it’s the most important thing a person can do’

Feb 7, 2020

Stacey Gomez was one of the "books" at Thursday's event.

We checked out three ‘books’ from a human library in Halifax

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation debuted the library to raise awareness for sustainable development

Feb 7, 2020

Joanna Bull decorating her card

Wild about nature: Advocates write valentines to protect Sandy Lake

‘It would really be a shame if we lost this immersive wilderness experience,’ says 'craftivism' initiative organizer

Feb 7, 2020

Halifax firefighters are calling on the province to expand their presumptive cancer coverage.

'We know it's making us sick': Firefighters call for more cancer coverage

Nova Scotia’s presumptive cancer coverage for firefighters is the weakest in Canada

Feb 7, 2020