Dietitians: Nutrition experts and health ambassadors

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Editor’s Note: In this new series of guest posts, with invited the dietitians from Balanced proPortions to share their expertise.  Most people today have at least heard about dietitians and nutritionists, but many people are unaware of the services they provide and how they can benefit from a consult with a dietitian. There is also a lot… Read More»

Save the shark

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Despite its mighty image, the shark is in grave danger—Halifax research Boris Worm is coming to its rescue

Honouring Alistair MacLeod

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Author Alistair MacLeod, who coined “all of us are better when we are loved,” in his novel No Great Mischief, lived out 77 years with this truth in mind. As a writer who led with a sturdy heart, honoured the soft animal of forgiveness, and dedicated his life to the craftsmanship of literature, he leaves… Read More»

Brain power

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In Halifax labs, dozens of researchers are working to build a better world. Halifax Magazine shares some of their stories

On the road

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Playing music in an unsigned, relatively unknown rock ‘n roll band is as exciting as one might imagine. Freedom, fun, and fury. Some days it feels like I’m getting away with something. Other days it feels like I’m being punished. November first marked the end of my eighth major tour as the drummer for the… Read More»

Still waiting for closure

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Editor’s Note: In the January/February issue of Halifax Magazine (halifaxmag.com/features/derelict-gas-stations-blight-halifax), Ryan Van Horne explored why derelict gas-station lots sit vacant for so long after the businesses close. In this follow-up, he returns to one of Halifax’s most prominent development-limbo sites. Despite remediation work more than 10 years ago, the old Esso station on Quinpool Road… Read More»

More than a store

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From style and service to sense of community, Pro Skateboards and Snowboards has been one of Halifax’s most unique businesses for over 28 years. With quality skateboards, sneakers and clothing, Pro Skates had locations on Barrington Street and Blowers Street until 2010. In a move that saved 30 per cent on property expenses, Pro Skates… Read More»

Conversations with the world

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Under Ray Cronin’s leadership, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Is helping to shape our city and our province