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Tagging and tracking thousands of animals, 
researchers at Dalhousie’s Ocean Tracking Network are changing how we understand our oceans. Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire. 
Art direction: Suzanne Rent

Brain power

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In Halifax labs, dozens of researchers are working to build a better world. Halifax Magazine shares some of their stories

Photo: Steve Farmer

Conversations with the world

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Under Ray Cronin’s leadership, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Is helping to shape our city and our province


The Seahorse lives on

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Now in a new home on Gottingen Street, the Seahorse remains at the heart of Halifax’s live-music scene

Barrie Clarke, adjunct professor of earth sciences at Dalhousie University, shown here in a file photo, has completed his  personal quest to find out where the granite in the tombstones for the Titanic victims buried in Halifax was quarried. His extensive, world-wide search had led him to the region, and then to a quarry in Bocabec, which bears stone almost certain to be those used to mark the graves of those lost in the Titanic disaster. Photo: Kathy Bockus/Courier

The story behind Halifax’s Titanic tombstones

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This story was originally published in the St. Croix Courier, which (like Halifax Magazine) is owned by Advocate Printing. Barrie Clark has solved the mystery. The black gabbro tombstones marking the graves of 150 victims of the Titanic were shipped to Halifax from the now long-defunct Charles Hanson quarry in Bocabec. “We’ve got really strong evidence to… Read More»


Derelict gas stations blight Halifax

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Around the city, disused gas-station lots sit vacant for years, awaiting redevelopment. What’s the holdup?

Trainer Devin Sherrington. Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire

Common-sense approach to fitness

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A new you is just a few common-sense fitness choices away. In this issue, we talk to the experts and share an inspiring success story