October 2014

Back to their roots

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Influential Halifax rockers Sloan get back to basics with a bold new album

Halifax’s next chapter

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An urban-design success, a public-performance space and an architectural achievement—Halifax’s new library is one of the city’s most important developments in decades

Best foot forward

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John Ingram has built a lifelong love of shoes into a thriving downtown shop

A slice of heaven

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Pairing wine and pizza is harder than you’d think—but Halifax Magazine makes it easier

The Pitch: Parker Street Food & Furniture Bank

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In this section, we invite non-profit groups working to make Halifax a better place to share their stories. Know a worthy candidate? Email tadams@metroguide.ca. Established 31 years ago to help provide food to low-income families in Halifax, Parker Street Food Bank is now the largest independent food bank in Nova Scotia. In 2013 Parker Street… Read More»

Design for a good cause

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People in the magazine business don’t spend a lot of time pondering how to fill the restless hours. There’s always a lot to do, and precious little time in which to do it. So when magazine people take on an extra-credit project, you know it’s something that means a lot to them. That’s certainly the… Read More»

By the bootstraps

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More Nova Scotians are realizing that building their own businesses could be the key to economic security

The legalization battle comes to Halifax

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In front of the Halifax police station at 4:20 p.m. on Sept. 19, Chris Enns lit a joint and brought it to his lips. The owner of Halifax’s first marijuana vapour lounge puffed and passed to one of about 40 supporters and medical pot users gathered on the sidewalk. In early September, police raided the… Read More»

Trendsetter: Sunyata Choyce

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With her organization Project Colors, Sunyata Choyce looks to fill the gaps in aid while encouraging others to be agents of change

Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame’s class of 2014

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As it marks its 50th anniversary this year, the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame is preparing to welcome a new class of inductees. On November 1, it will induct five athletes, two builders, and one team in a ceremony at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax. This year’s athletes include varsity stars Theresa MacCuish and… Read More»