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. I recently signed up for a yoga program in an attempt to calm my thoughts and strengthen the inner me. The class has been teaching me to slow… Read More»
Editor’s Note: In November 2013, Suzanne Rent interviewed Fateh Ahmed for Halifax Magazine. Since then, I’ve had the opportunity to get to know Ahmed better. As we’ve chatted, it’s been fascinating to hear about his unique journey to Halifax, how art shapes his world, and the opportunities he sees in this city. As a global citizen, talented musician,… Read More»
Next month, Mocean Dance presents Ordinary Rebels, its 10th annual home-season show featuring a solo, a duet and a trio. The performances will take place at Neptune’s Studio Theatre from January 21 to 23 at 8 p.m. Unlike last year’s show, which featured the 40-minute, über-physical, Serge Bennathan-commissioned showpiece Sable Island, these are smaller, experimental,… Read More»
In this space, Halifax Magazine invites local non-profit organizations to share what they do, and how readers can help. If you know an organization that would like to share its story, email the editor: firstname.lastname@example.org. “Souls Harbour Rescue Mission is more than just a soup kitchen,” says co-founder and executive director Michelle Porter. “We’re a… Read More»
From winter weather to the halls of Parliament, 2015 was a year of change in Halifax. But what will be different in 2016?
On December 6, 1917, harbour pilot Francis Mackey was guiding Mont Blanc, a French munitions ship, into Bedford Basin to join a convoy across the Atlantic when it was rammed by Belgian Relief vessel Imo. The resulting massive explosion destroyed Halifax’s North End and left at least 2,000 people dead, including pilot William Hayes aboard Imo. … Read More»