April 2015

Guest column: What’s wrong with religious tolerance?

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Editor’s Note: Vern Faulkner is editor of The Saint Croix Courier/Courier Weekend, which (like Halifax Magazine) is owned by Advocate Printing & Publishing. This guest column was originally published as an editorial in the Courier.  A fascinating conversation in the newsroom Tuesday revolved around the Supreme Court of Canada ruling that government bodies cannot include a prayer in any… Read More»

Food on Screen: My Top 10

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Blogger Jessica Emin explores her favourite depictions of food on screen

Seeking new talents

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Casino Nova Scotia is offering its artist-in-residence program again this year. The $20,000 program gives a local emerging musician or group financial and professional support through Casino Nova Scotia and partners Music Nova Scotia, plus opportunities to develop their career through performance opportunities. “Our first year for the Artist in Residence program was very successful,”… Read More»

Your bus, my bus, our bus

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The other day, I sat in a traffic jam on North Street watching the driver of the car ahead of me comprehensively freaking out: honking, flapping her arms like a wounded gull, leaning out the window to scream. The source of her dismay was the Halifax Transit bus ahead of her. It was at a… Read More»

A year wiser

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The Worst Winter Ever is behind us. What have we learned?

The Connector: Oleg Yefymov

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He’s connecting entrepreneurs from around the world but finds comfort in his new Halifax lifestyle

Diving for answers

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Terry Dwyer’s unique Shipwreck School finds answers beneath the waves, bringing closure to grieving families.

Hockey night in Japan

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Halifax coach J.P. MacCallum is back home a champion, after leading the Tohoku Free Blades to the Asia League Ice Hockey championship. The team, based in the Japanese city of Hachinohe, swept a South Korean squad in the final, winning their second title in three years. MacCallum, who played and was an assistant coach at… Read More»

Clothes by curator

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At her Makenew boutique, Anna Gilkerson finds new owners for recycled styles