Halifax

Best friends Adam Myatt (left) and Lindsay Dauphinee have been producing queer-friendly comedy shows for a year.

ComedyMake the yuletide gay! A queer-friendly comedy show celebrates one year

Two Halifax comedians are creating more space for queer comics

Dec 5, 2018

The faculty union at Mount Saint Vincent University says it will strike if a meeting Jan. 2 doesn't result in a contract deal.

LabourFaculty strike at MSVU? Jan. 2 is decision day

If an agreement isn’t reached, MSVUFA vows to strike on Jan. 7

Dec 4, 2018

CMHC reports that Halifax's vacancy rate has lowered despite record amounts of apartment construction

HousingNo vacancy: apartment availability in Halifax hits new low

Lack of affordable housing cause for concern, says advocate

Dec 3, 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

Candles are lit to signify the lives of those who’ve died from HIV/AIDS.

HIVAIDS vigil remembers those who’ve died

As Nova Scotia sees spike in HIV cases, the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia hosts vigil

Dec 2, 2018

Demonstrators block both entrances to the postal plant at 6175 Almon St.

Postal WorkersSupporters pick up where postal workers left off following back-to-work legislation

Individuals protested the passing of Bill C-89 early Friday morning

Nov 30, 2018

Metro Turning Point Centre shelters 30% of HRM’s homeless population, according to the 2018 Point in Time Count.

HomelessnessHRM looking for more ways to help the homeless

About 220 people spend every night in either a homeless shelter or on the streets

Nov 30, 2018

Colin Dodds, chair of the Electoral Boundaries Commission, presents the interim report Wednesday.

PoliticsWhat Nova Scotia’s electoral map could look like

Boundaries proposal tries to balance representation and voter parity

Nov 29, 2018

Halifax Regional Municipality experienced power outages for most of Thursday.

Power outagesNo power, no school: widespread outages hit HRM

Almost half of Nova Scotia Power customers were without power

Nov 29, 2018

Woodlawn United Church uses solar-powered electric system shaped like a cross.

Environment Solar City asks for three-year extension

40 applications have been approved this year

Nov 26, 2018