Behind the curtain

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Government policies on sustainability are opaque and inconsistent. But Halifax city staffers say they value your input, and are working to better
share information with you

Evolution of a vision

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After considerable public input, plans for the Bedford waterfront continue to progress

Bodies in Mocean

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From April 30 to May 2, Mocean Dance will present Close Reach, its annual home-season production and main-stage show featuring two works. The first is the world premiere of Sable Island, choreographed for Mocean by Vancouver’s Serge Bennathan. The second is the remounted solo work Live from the Flash Pan, which was originally choreographed in… Read More»

Faster, higher, stronger

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Halifax’s Alta Gymnastics Club is in the business of building champions

The joy of discovery

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As I’m sure I’ve said here before, the best part of being Halifax Magazine’s editor is that I get to meet a lot of very interesting people, doing very cool things. One of those people is filmmaker and musician Fateh Ahmed. We first crossed paths when he was Halifax Magazine’s November 2013 Trendsetter. Since then,… Read More»

Straight to the source

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Why are South American wines booming in popularity? Our columnist takes a trip to find out

Mr. Fix-it

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Nic Merry sits in silence. His eyes focused on the motherboard of a damaged iPhone. He screws, detaches, installs, and examines each corner of the device. “Ah! It must be the flex cables,” he says. He sets his screwdriver down and curves the brim of his Colorado Avalanche cap: “The damage is not as bad… Read More»

Trendsetter: Katie Perfitt

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She’s one of six community organizers with Blue Dot, a campaign of the David Suzuki Foundation

The Russians are coming

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Halifax’s Jewish community has been helping attract dozens of new Canadians, but a new government program has quashed its efforts