When local journalist Phil Croucher sat down to write his new book The Road to the NHL (MacIntyre Purcell Publishing), he knew he wasn’t going to make everyone happy. In it, he tells the stories of 25 Maritime hockey players who made it to the NHL. “I wanted to be fair regionally,” he explains. “I… Read More»
In early November, Halifax Regional Council voted 10-7 in favour of meeting every other week, rather than weekly as it has been doing. This isn’t the sort of thing that’s going to send Haligonians to the streets with pitchforks and torches, but you should care about this a great deal. It’s a bad sign for… Read More»
I went to the gym on Tuesday and it felt like starting all over, like the first time I stepped into GoodLife Park Lane 12 months and 47 pounds ago. It shouldn’t feel that way. When I started my get-fit challenge, the goal was to lose 40 pounds by Canada Day. Working out (in team training… Read More»
Tonight, Halifax’s music community is coming together to support Scott Jones. Gottingen Street for Scott Jones will take over the Marquee Ballroom, the Company House, the Bus Stop Theatre, Alteregos, Menz Bar and Plan B for a night of music and performance with artists including Rich Aucoin, Paper Lions, Erin Costelo, Rouge Fatale, Quake Matthews, Heather Green, Bill Wood… Read More»
Halifax Magazine editor Trevor J. Adams and writer Sarah Sawler discuss the November 2013 cover story.
Last month, Halifax Magazine celebrated its five-year anniversary (and our recent redesign), with a party at the Halifax Train Station. We brought together readers, advertisers, writers, photographers and our staff. Amidst the entertainment (thank you, Jon Mullane), there was a lot of lively discussion about the city, how it’s changed over the last five years… Read More»
As a non-profit agency, we are always raising funds to expand and enhance the services and support we offer.
It used to be a lot easier writing about City Hall. There was our sprawling 23-member Council, always at loggerheads over something, but always willing to take time to consider the fate of stray cats. Steering the civic ship on its uncertain course was Peter Kelly. Beset by political and personal scandals (the concert-cash fiasco,… Read More»
The story behind our redesign and details on how you can attend our exclusive relaunch party
In an exclusive interview, Maestro Fresh Wes talks about 25 years at the top of the Canadian music scene, his acting career and writing his first book—a journey from Dick Van Dyke to Blue Rodeo