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Halifax Humanities helps people to learn to question everything

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Jennifer Conroy was a frequent visitor to the IWK with her oldest child. One day she spotted a pamphlet for the Halifax Humanities 101 program. She noticed the pamphlet many times in the preceding six months, but never picked it up. “I didn’t think I was capable of doing it because it was a university-level… Read More»

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Halifax abounds with green spaces—but are we protecting them?

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It’s amazing what a little trailblazing and some gravel can do. A new five-kilometre trail in Long Lake Provincial Park opens on Earth Day (April 22). It’s unique because it’s a manicured trail in a 2,000-hectare woodland where the start and stop trails were mostly bushwhacked by people heading for the lakes to go kayaking… Read More»

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A hero gets his due

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Playwright Jacob Sampson crafts a new play sharing the story of boxing legend Sam Langford

Leah Skerry, Eyeread co-founder and CEO.

People over profits

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Local entrepreneurs are building businesses and communities

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A barber’s banter

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Phat’s Barber Shop is a Halifax institution, but customers come for the comedy as much as they do the cuts

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Discovering a city builder

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A Halifax Magazine writer looks back into her family tree to discover how things have changed (and stayed the same) in Halifax’s government