Genealogy Why the Halifax Central Library has added a second genealogist

More people are looking at their past thanks to the increasing popularity of online sources

Mar 18, 2016

City-owned Camp Hill Cemetery on Summer Street.

Cemeteries How Halifax is running out of room for the dead

There are only 110 traditional plots left, and they’re all at Fairview cemetery

Mar 18, 2016

PoliticsNDP leader in Nova Scotia assigns new roles for caucus

Gary Burrill still considering own plan to run for seat in legislature

Mar 17, 2016

This alert was issued as part of Newfoundland's test run, which also happened Wednesday.

Test RunDon’t worry, that noise was just a test of the emergency alert system

A loud noise and TV, radio messages alert Nova Scotians to test run

Mar 16, 2016

Funding'It offers the promise that the Neptune will be here in another 50 years': Neptune Theatre

Minister of Canadian Heritage announces nearly $1 million in federal funding for Neptune

Mar 16, 2016

Nova Scotia ranks second among provinces for number of long-term care beds per 1000 people age 75 plus.

Long-term care Why nursing homes across Nova Scotia are letting seniors fall

Nova Scotia nursing home takes a closer look at belting residents

Mar 16, 2016

Martin Laforest, senior manager and scientific outreach at the Institute for Quantum Computing, does a quantum levitation demonstration for children.

Heritage‘Our future innovators:’ Mélanie Joly announces plan to celebrate innovation

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announces new partnership between Canadian science organizations

Mar 15, 2016

Siblings Nisha and Sudarsan Adhikari swear the oath of citizenship.

Citizenship ceremonyCanada welcomes new citizens at historic Pier 21

30 people officially become citizens at a ceremony in Halifax

Mar 15, 2016

Rebecca Thomas, in a photo from her Facebook profile. She is the municipality's sixth poet laureate.

Slam poetryNew Mi'kmaw poet laureate: ‘the squeaky wheel gets the grease’

Thomas intends to be a voice for Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia

Mar 15, 2016