March 2014

Women on wheels

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With its theatrics and rough play, roller derby is gaining a following in Halifax. But for the skaters, there is more to the game than hard hits and costumes.

Building a Better Editor: Hitting my stride

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I should have known I’d pay for being so smug. About a year ago, early in my get-fit efforts, I visited an old friend in Moncton, who I see rarely. Noticing my weight loss, he asked my for my “secret.” My response was glib: “Oh, I just move more and eat less.” It was true,… Read More»

Big ideas

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Every day, in labs around Halifax, researchers are learning things that change your world

Getting fancy

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With the popularity of vintage on the rise, Fancy sets itself apart with a high-end selection of hard-to-find pieces.

Sponsored content: The Abigail

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Bedford’s premier apartment residences offering new, bright and open concept apartments with spectacular green-belt and harbour views. Plus, enjoy free Eastlink for one year (television, Internet and telephone).

Guitar hero

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For several decades Georges Hebert played with Canada’s rock legends—but he says he’s still learning every time he plays

Symphony Nova Scotia 2014/15 season preview

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Symphony Nova Scotia announced the details of its 2014/15 season yesterday, promising audiences a diverse lineup, as organizers walk that fine line of satisfying the classical diehards that comprise its season-ticket base, while also attracting new fans. “There is so much to hear in our 2014/15 season,” says music director Bernhard Gueller. “A special highlight… Read More»

Phishing scams

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Avoid getting caught in the net

Home in the Harbour

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Gerard Murphy wanted to sail with his family—he ended up reshaping Halifax’s waterfront

Hair today and tomorrow

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Entrepreneur Alicia Melanson opens the first blow-dry bar in Atlantic Canada paying homage to beauty parlour culture