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A hero’s toll

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Halifax’s military veterans and first-responders often carry a terrible burden, with little help

Illustration: Darlene Watters

Spooky City

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Just in time for Halloween, we explore Halifax’s supernatural myths and urban legends

Kate Watson, candidate District 5—Dartmouth Centre

Born to run

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Long hours, a rough ride on social media, and knocking on thousands of doors–what does it take to run for a seat on HRM Council?

Photo by Steve Smith/VisionFire

A new spin on beer

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Spindrift’s Kellye Robertson produces beer that stands out from pack

Photos courtesy the Sutherland Family 
and the Army Museum in Halifax

Nova Scotia’s No. 2 Construction Battalion—trailblazing First World War heroes

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As the First World War raged in April and July 1916, the Canadian army recruited new construction battalions. The Canadian military grew throughout the war and at the time, the new battalions seemed like routine announcements. Innocuously, identified as No. 2 Construction Battalion, the July addition to Canada’s order of battle was actually a radical… Read More»


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