Adult recess

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The Halifax Sport and Social Club Provides a league of your own… whoever you are

The community builders

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This past summer, while the weather was still glorious, a little known entity called the Aspotogan Heritage Trust (AHT) granted its millionth dollar to a community project near Hubbards. For nearly 20 years, the trust has been supporting community development in the coastal oasis a half-an-hour drive from downtown. It started with the closure of… Read More»

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
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Human Rights Day: why it matters

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December 10 is Human Rights Day, a global celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations in 1948. In Halifax, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission will give awards to outstanding human-rights educators during a multi-community celebration at Cole Harbour Place. According to communications adviser Jeff Overmars, the Commission is… Read More»

Paradise found

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Halifax’s urban core is surrounded by a wealth of protected areas, thanks to progressive legislation by the province. Will our city government go further, stall, or reverse wildlands protection?

People movers

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How does Halifax build a better transit system? Put people first