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Everything old is new again

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Renovations add another 25 years to the lifespan of Halifax’s most important events space


A few inches and a world of difference

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Life is a game of inches. It comes down to close calls and near misses. They all lead to what-ifs. Each year I accompany my Grandmother Pearl to the graveyards between Admiral Rock and Lattie’s Brook. It’s here, she, as part of the ladies’ auxiallary of the Shubenacadie Legion Branch #111, places Canadian flags on the… Read More»

Pictured at the new whisky launch in Halifax are (l-r): Jeffrey van Horne, bar manager at Lot Six Bar & Restaurant, Authentic Seacoast Company owner Glynn Williams and Shane Beehan, head bartender at Lot Six Bar & Restaurant. Photo: Contributed

Authentic Seacoast launches new whisky

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The newest addition to the Authentic Seacoast Company’s whisky line is made with a unique process that takes advantage of the company’s Guysborough home base. Glynnevan Double Barrelled Canadian Rye Whisky, whose name incorporates Authentic Seacoast president Glynn Williams and his adult son Evan, begins with a combination of Canadian rye, wheat and malted barley… Read More»

Students and soldiers went down the field side by side for a kite run. Photo: Evan Bower

Kites fly to remember the fallen

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Seventy-five kites soared in the soccer field behind Bluenose Academy in Lunenburg on October 28. Students from that school and Centre scolaire de la Rive-Sud flew them with members of the Armed Forces to remember the 158 Canadian soldiers who died in Afghanistan. For Warrant Officer Dave Battock, it was a reminder of the Afghan… Read More»


A safe space

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Gender-neutral bathrooms can help make all students welcome in public schools

Colin Blanchard and Ken McRobbie at 31
Westgate Seaside, their home design shop
in Chester. They scored a Roy door for the
front entrance. Photo: Lindsay Jones

The Roy door reincarnation

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A historic downtown building gets a second life in renovated homes


Haunted Halifax

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Just in time for Halloween, Halifax Magazine visits the city’s spookiest buildings

In service for 111 years, Via's Montreal-to-Halifax line is one of the continent's oldest passenger-train services.

All aboard

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Linking Halifax to Montreal, the Ocean is proof that the journey can be as important as the destination