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Federal electionCarvery sees 'nothing but good things for Halifax'

Conservative Party candidate Irvine Carvery reminds voters of his party’s funding of new buildings in the riding, promises benefits from new TPP deal

Oct 8, 2015

Federal ElectionCandidates square off over wages, health-care in Halifax-West debate

Candidates from the four main parties also highlighted their parties’ platform on gender issues, student debt.

Oct 8, 2015

Councillors at Regional Council meeting

Regional CouncilCity reins in rec centre governance

Regional council wants more control over budgets

Oct 7, 2015

Doctors, medical students and residents protest federal cuts to refugee health care in front of Pier 21

RefugeesDoctors, medical students protest refugee health care cuts

Protesters want the public to know about federal cuts to refugee health care under the Conservative government and to encourage everyone to vote

Oct 7, 2015

Janet Knox, Nova Scotia Health Authority CEO, shows her support for the clinic.

RefugeesNew clinic for refugees offers interpreters, vaccinations

Supporters celebrate small program dedicated to providing health-care for refugees

Oct 7, 2015

Students and Elections Canada volunteers Wednesday in the Dalhousie Student Union Building.

Federal ElectionHundreds of students have already voted

Elections Canada pilot project allows even out-of-province students to vote on campus

Oct 7, 2015

Donelle Fraser, designer for Perfect Mischief, working with recycled fabric.

FashionThese clothes are made to break down the fashion industry ‘box’

Perfect Mischief brand created to bring feminine designs to all genders and body types

Oct 6, 2015

Dr. Nathan Urquhart displays his Medal of Bravery

HeroismThese men exemplified ‘courage and generosity’

Halifax doctor and Sydney Mines man recognized for selfless rescue acts

Oct 6, 2015

A screen-shot of the Facebook event description

Social media Good Robot takes heat over event posting

The North End brewery company receives criticism for event advertisement

Oct 5, 2015

Women singing and drumming during the Sisters in Spirit march in Halifax Sunday

Mi’kmaq community members want you to take action in this election

Speakers at annual Sisters in Spirit vigil urge Canadians to vote

Oct 5, 2015