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Deborah Luscomb hosted the first Death Cafe in Halifax in March 2015.

DEATH CAFECoffee, snacks and death

Death Cafes are bringing mortality to the table

Feb 11, 2019

A playground under construction on Watt Street in Halifax.

Parks and recreation'Crushingly underfunded': council debates HRM parks budget

$28.6 million proposed for parks and rec, $600,000 might be added

Feb 7, 2019

The Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute is set to increase in size by two storeys.

Community Delmore "Buddy" Daye Institute reaching for new heights

Building project passed first hurdle at community council

Feb 7, 2019

City Hall in downtown Halifax, where the council meeting was held Tuesday night.

CommunityKearney Lake Road development rejected

Halifax and west community council discussed rezoning issue

Feb 6, 2019

Elise Doane posed with the Halifax agave when it was in bloom in 2018. She believes she may have donated it 30 years ago.

ParksAgave Maria lives on

Elise Doane thinks the agave she donated to the Public Gardens 30 years ago may be Agave Maria

Jan 31, 2019

Asif Illyas warms up at Sniggily Wiggily's Saturday night.

MusicWhat’s up with Nova Scotia’s music industry? A study will find out

Musicians, industry experts hope study leads to more investment

Jan 23, 2019

Bobby Taylor sits before the Nova Scotia Electoral Boundary Commission to voice his opinion.

ElectionsAfrican-Nova Scotians search for a stronger government voice

The electoral district of Preston may get smaller to improve African-Nova Scotian representation in Province House.

Jan 21, 2019

Debbie Eisan (right) leads a blanket exercise at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre.

IndigenousLearning history on the blanket

An emotional exercise about the consequences of colonization

Jan 20, 2019

The audio crew at work for Tuesday's podcast.

AudioThe Signal Podcast: Halifax Noticed

Listen to our podcast from Jan. 15, 2019

Jan 15, 2019

A screenshot of the banner art for It's Time: Canada's Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence.

WomenMind the gap: Women’s advocacy groups improving services for underserved and at-risk communities

Projects target rural, Indigenous and African-Nova Scotian communities

Dec 7, 2018

Participants and volunteers pick up garbage at the Hemlock Ravine trip organized by Trips by Transit.

Outdoors Want to get out of the city and see nature? Take the bus.

Trips by Transit help Haligonians access nature by Halifax Transit buses

Dec 2, 2018

The Dungeons and Dragons community is one of several communities explored on this week's podcast.

audioThe Signal Podcast: Communities

We find them, we join them, we belong to them

Nov 28, 2018

Two people pass Cinderella on the way into the elevator at Neptune Theatre.

THEATRE Neptune Theatre wants to create accessible theatre performances with ASL programming

Jan. 5 to be first of many ASL interpreted performances on Neptune stages

Nov 26, 2018