Inspired by Halifax

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It’s been more than a decade since he lived in Halifax, but for Mark Sampson, the seven years he spent here as a student and journalist were critical to his development as a writer. “Halifax continues to be such a big inspiration for me,” he says. “It was the first place I lived when I… Read More»

Uniting in song

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Vanessa Lindsay-Botten believes that singing is everyone’s birthright. And if you’d like the chance to take your singing out of the shower, she’s got a safe and supportive place to do that. She heads the Halifax-based You Gotta Sing community choir. Unlike many choirs, this one doesn’t have auditions: it accepts anyone who wants to… Read More»

Wi-Fi to the people

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Other Maritime cities have had free public Wi-Fi for years—why is Halifax still waiting?

Engineering excellence

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Methodical training, focus and determination power paddler Mark de Jonge to the top of his sport

Unconventional cuts

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Halifax restaurants offer unique dining experiences and more sustainable cuisine

Holiday cheers

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Celebrate Christmas with a host of holiday drinks

Give local

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Want to help others for the holidays? Grassroots non-profits can do a lot of good with a little help

The year of living positively

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During my years as editor of Halifax Magazine, I’ve written a lot of these year-end messages. The theme is usually something like “Halifax really needs to do better next year.” We’ve devoted a lot of ink to how Halifax is governed and the kind of city we’re building: the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of Halifax… Read More»

Sewing circle

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Patch Halifax is a go-to haunt for experienced and novice sewers alike