Derelict gas stations blight Halifax

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Around the city, disused gas-station lots sit vacant for years, awaiting redevelopment. What’s the holdup?

Health: An entrepreneur’s greatest asset

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Guest blogger Roy Lounsbury is one of the Maritimes’ leading Medavie Blue Cross Insurance agents. Post a comment or contact him on Twitter. As a small business owner, our local focus on entrepreneurship and the recent push to encourage Nova Scotians to go out on their own resonates with me. And if there’s one piece… Read More»

Common-sense approach to fitness

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A new you is just a few common-sense fitness choices away. In this issue, we talk to the experts and share an inspiring success story

Volkswagen Remote Luxury Experience

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Jody Euloth is the advertising-sales project manager for Halifax Magazine. Volkswagen recently offered her the opportunity take part in its Remote Luxury Experience. Our journey was taking us three hours outside the city to the secluded wilderness retreat Trout Point Lodge  in southwestern Nova Scotia. A close girlfriend of mine and I were excited to try out… Read More»

Volkswagen Remote Luxury Experience

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Jody Euloth is the advertising-sales project manager for Halifax Magazine. Volkswagen recently offered her the opportunity take part in its Remote Luxury Experience.  Click here for the full story. 

Halifax on ice

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The Oval on Halifax Common has become one of the city’s most beloved winter destinations but the city has a long history of outdoor skating. In the 1800s, the Northwest Arm would frequently freeze (before global warming and shoreline development), providing a popular natural rink. According to contemporary reports, the skaters provided a popular spectacle… Read More»

Living well

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One of the best lessons I’ve learned as editor of Halifax Magazine is that amazing people are all around us, and often they’re hard to spot, until you hear their stories. Jody Miller is one of those people. In our cover story, she tells Sarah Sawler about her weight-loss journey, about how (at age 38)… Read More»

Welcome to McNab’s

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Starting next summer, McNab’s Island will be a little more welcoming to visitors. The province is spending $150,000 to expand the wharf, add toilets, and improve signage. “It’s not going to be a massive wharf, but it’s the first step along the way to enable some access,” says Waterfront Development Corporation president Colin MacLean. It’s… Read More»

Sign of the times

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A new marker helps visitors pay respect to Viola Desmond on the eve of the holiday named in her honour