October 2015

Save yourself from a bundle of headaches

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Guest blogger Leanne Salyzyn is an insolvency counselor, licensed restructuring professional and trustee in bankruptcy. Post a comment or contact her on Twitter with your personal-finance questions. Did you ever do something in the spur of the moment only to regret it quickly afterwards? Welcome to the day I decided to simplify my life. Like… Read More»

Glenora Distillery celebrates 25th anniversary

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Editor’s Note: This story comes to Halifax Magazine courtesy of the Port Hawkesbury Reporter. The operators of Glenora Inn and Distillery are honouring one of the Inverness County business’ founders with their newest product. A limited run of Jardine Reserve, the first single-malt whisky brewed by co-founder Bruce Jardine in 1990, was launched at a special ceremony held… Read More»

A safe space

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Gender-neutral bathrooms can help make all students welcome in public schools

The Roy door reincarnation

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A historic downtown building gets a second life in renovated homes

The thought that counts

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As the holiday season approaches, choosing local, ethically made goods makes a lot of sense

Trendsetter: Doug MacKay

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At his home-based studio Drum Education in West End Halifax, he’s teaching the next generation of drummers

How we remember

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It’s not hard to imagine what the area around Ypres, Belgium looked like at the turn of the last century, before war rolled over it. Just a few kilometres inland from the North Sea, this western slice of Flanders has a salt tang in the air. Streams and rivers wend through pastures and fields, vibrant… Read More»

Back to school

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When the CBC comedy Mr. D piloted in January 2012, it was an instant success. The show, which centres on the career of an incompetent private-school teacher, ended its first season with an average of almost 800,000 viewers. Viewership keeps growing and the show has won multiple awards, most recently a 2015 Canadian Screen Award… Read More»