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Meza still has strong ties to Mexico, returning there to marry, but his heart is in Halifax now.

Home for good

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For many international students, Halifax is just a step in the journey. For Miguel Meza, it was the final destination


Raising the Barre

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A cheeky fundraiser is hoping to raise the barre in Halifax. One hundred men will participate in the second annual event called Bare all for the Barre. They’ll endure a workout of a lifetime, flexing and pointing their way to a goal of raising $100,000 for prostate cancer. The 2014 event saw 15 men raise… Read More»

Amanda Mullenger. Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire

Level up

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For years, video-game design has been a boys’ club. Now, a Halifax student is at the vanguard of a new wave of women who are breaking down the barriers


Outsider Insight Art Project Contest

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Post a comment below telling us who your favourite Halifax artist is for a chance to win a framed photo by Gavin Quinn from the Outsider Insight art project. (Limit one entry per account). We’ll draw a winner on August 1, 2015. For more about Quinn and the project, surf here.

Jason Rose-Spurrell entertains crowds as alter ego Rouge Fatale, but also aims to educate people about the art of being a drag queen. 
Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire. 
Art direction: Suzanne Rent.

Reigning diva

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Jason Rose-Spurrell entertains crowds as his alter ego, Rouge Fatale. But he and other drag queens hope to educate people about the art form, too


Confronting their demons

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Halifax Protestant Orphanage survivors return to the building and face their past

Halifax Seaport Beerfest. Photo: Steve Jess

Best summer ever!

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The Bard, the beer, music, art, sports and SO MUCH MORE—our 50 favourite things to see and do in Halifax this summer

Brad Ferguson

Keeping the athletes in the Pan American Games

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Editor’s Note: Kyle Mackay is a reporter with The Enfield Weekly Press/The Laker, which (like Halifax Magazine) is owned by Advocate Printing & Publishing. Toronto hosts the 2015 Pan American Games from July 10 to 26 and Brad Ferguson, a chiropractor with ProTX in Elmsdale will be on Team Canada’s medical staff doing his part to help the home side get the gold. “I’ve… Read More»

Photo: Steve Smith/VisionFire

The human connection

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For former TV host Starr Dobson, working to help those with mental illness is all about the people