Wenasa Alaraba on the quad at Dalhousie. She grew up in Kukuma Refugee Camp, Kenya before coming to Halifax in 2014.

REFUGEESFrom Kenya to Halifax: A student refugee shares her story

Wenasa Alaraba faced tough challenges in school and a fierce competition to come to Halifax to further her studies

Nov 19, 2015

Dr. Rob Stephenson speaks to media on Tuesday regarding the CFRN projects.

FisheryFunding for 5-year, $10M fisheries research project comes to end

The CFRN is presenting its findings in Halifax this week and hope to see the project continue

Nov 19, 2015

Paul Calnen heads to the court room to hear the closing arguments from the Crown and defence.

COURTJury to begin deliberations in case of accused murderer Paul Calnen

The Crown says Calnen murdered Jordan because she was planning to leave him

Nov 19, 2015

Auditor General, Michael Pickup discusses audit report on university funding

University Nova Scotia needs tighter controls over university funding, says A.G.

Michael Pickup’s report says government and universities also need to consider long-term funding sustainability

Nov 19, 2015

Reachability Association Staff that was working in the Blue Nose-Ability Film Festival

Film FestivalIran trumps Halifax in submissions for local film festival

The reachAbility Association, which is running the festival, expressed disappointment over the lack of local submissions

Nov 18, 2015

The Audit & Finance Standing Committee met at city hall on Wednesday.

Finance Committee HRM committee boosts budget for Cole Harbour field

Final decision on $1.6 million increase will be reviewed by regional council

Nov 18, 2015

VIDEOThe Signal TV, Episode 1 trailer

Coming up this week on The Signal TV

Nov 18, 2015

A group of young Caledonia girls handed out warm clothes in Halifax over the weekend.

Good deedWinter jackets hung on telephone poles for needy

Salvation Army says demand for warm clothes already high

Nov 18, 2015

Archeologist find old foundations below Lower Water Street

UPDATEDThe history of Halifax emerges from below

Building foundations and artifacts have been buried beneath the city since the 18th century

Nov 17, 2015

Sobaz Benjamin at work in the CKDU studio

ArtsInmates behind a different kind of bars

CKDU radio show provides inmates with the opportunity for artistic release.

Nov 17, 2015