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Canada will expand medically-assisted death to patients with mental disorders. The amendments are scheduled to take effect on March 17, 2023.

‘Scared for a lot of people’: Dal student says assisted-dying expansion could hurt the mentally ill

Changes also criticized by Halifax bioethicist who quit euthanasia committee

Dec 12, 2022

Halifax Circus trains students, like HR worker Tamara Smith (centre), who have no experience in the art form.

Anyone can run away to Halifax Circus

Professional troupe trains newbies alongside seasoned performers

Nov 28, 2022

A person plays a VLT

Numbers Game: Video lottery keeps on spinning, and Nova Scotians keep on getting hurt

More than 30 years after being introduced, the "crack cocaine of gambling" is alive and well

Jun 10, 2022

The faces behind the numbers

Why Halifax came out on top in the 2021 Canadian census

Feb 11, 2022