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  1. Haligonians slam 'ridiculous' truck detour for Cogswell Interchange workRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... for 25 years. A proposal to reroute transport truck traffic to a narrow, primarily residential street in downtown Halifax during the deconstruction of a major interchange is not sitting well with some residents and businesses. The proposal would see ...

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  2. Voice of the People - July 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    This past week, I was granted the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness firsthand the professionalism and efficiency of the Royal Canadian Navy. As family of a serving member, I spent three days in HMCS Fredericton, between St. John's and Halifax as they returned from a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean and Black seas.

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  3. Marijuana clinic opening on Spring Garden RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBC News

    A new medical marijuana clinic will open its doors in Halifax later this summer, with its director hoping to offer an alternative to opioids and other pharmaceuticals. "We want to be able to provide a really sound and thorough method so people will understand that there are very significant alternatives that they need to look at," says Kenny Lord, director of National Access Cannabis' Atlantic region.

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  4. Photo Flash: First Look at the Invisible Hand at Westport Country PlayhouseRead the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Theater Center , and was founding artistic director of The Lunar Society in Toronto and Milkman Theatre Group in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The design team includes Adam Rigg, scenic design; Emily Rebholz , costume design, Matthew Richard s , lighting ...

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  5. EDITORIAL: Antisocial tailpipes, loud cars and bikes cause disruption during summer monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... noted many of the problem vehicles had aftermarket devices installed to boost horsepower and turn up noise levels. Halifax has its own noise bylaw, N-200, respecting noise. It says no person shall engage in any activity "that unreasonably disturbs ...

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  6. Falling bricks in South End Halifax cause sidewalk closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    A section of bricks about the size of a mattress have fallen off an apartment building on Rhuland Street in Halifax's South End.

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  7. Solar Water Behind a WindowRead the original story

    Thursday | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    First a quick back story: I live in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which to my knowledge is zone 5...? I'm getting condensation on my cold water pipes, where the pipes first enter my house from my well. In another question about this issue, Charlie Sullivan was kind enough to offer a suggestion of using a drain water heat recovery unit to preheat the cold water.

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  8. An expanded Arts Centre for Fountain School's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Dalhousie News

    ... programs and more. And it's expanding the impact of academic programs and community space that play vital roles in Halifax and Nova Scotia's vibrant arts and culture scene. That's why the university is in the midst of planning and fundraising for an ...

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  9. Display your passionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... James and Sean are part of the new generation of young entrepreneurs diversifying the business landscape in Halifax and beyond. "We offer turnkey solutions," explains James. "Normally, if a larger company is attending several trade shows, they have ...

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  10. Welcome to HalifaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle Herald

    In the wake of the Syrian refugee crisis, Halifax has proven to be an inclusive, supportive and welcoming city for immigrants. But helping immigrants succeed is about more than just putting a roof over their heads and food on their plates.

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  11. Halifax police assaulted at higher rate than Canadian averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Truro Daily News

    Officers take part in a Halifax Regional Police Public Safety Unit training session at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School in Waverley. According to an analysis of crime data obtained from Statistics Canada, from 2011 to 2015, Halifax has averaged a rate of 43.5 assaults on police officers per 100,000 people.

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  12. Canadian researchers studying use of tire-derived aggregateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Construction & Demolition Recycling

    Researchers in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are trying to determine if recycled tires could be used to strengthen soil for use in construction, according to an article on the website www.metronews.ca . According to the article, Hany El Nagga, professor at the department of civil and resource engineering at Dalhousie University, is leading a team of international students in assessing how tire-derived aggregate made from recycled tires can enhance the strength of soil in engineering projects such as bridges, buildings and highways.

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  13. 'Colombia is back': Ambassador says country is officially open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... July 20, 2016. Colombian Ambassador Nicolas Lloreda talks witih Navy Captain Mauricio Echandia, after arriving in Halifax on July 18, 2016. Chronicle herald photo. Colombian Ambassador Nicolas Lloreda talks witih Navy Captain Mauricio Echandia, ...

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  14. Bulldog Doesn't Need Water to SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Neatorama

    It's hot in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Arnold the bulldog wants to cool off in the kiddie pool.

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  15. Atlantic Sires Stakes featured in TruroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | HarnessLink.com

    ... and Kenny Arsenault crossed the finish line first in their $7240 event for owner the Dooley Boys Racing Stable of Halifax, NS, and Woodmere Dreams and Gilles Barrieau crossed the line in 2:00.1 for Doug and Jamie Hill, PE. The three 'B' division ...

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  16. 'Colombia is back': Ambassador says nation is officially open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... July 20, 2016. Colombian Ambassador Nicolas Lloreda talks witih Navy Captain Mauricio Echandia, after arriving in Halifax on July 18, 2016. Chronicle herald photo. Colombian Ambassador Nicolas Lloreda talks witih Navy Captain Mauricio Echandia, ...

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  17. MV Holiday IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Guardian

    ... between P.E.I. and Nova Scotia is grinding the gears of at least some truck drivers. The sinking of a dry dock at Halifax Shipyard has delayed a $1.2-million refit for one of the Prince Edward Island ferries by as much as six months, says Bay ...

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  18. Regina still has one of the highest crime rates in Canada, but numbers are trending downRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... city between 2005 and 2015. This includes a 48 per cent drop in the crime severity index rating, second only to Halifax, NS, at 51 per cent. Last year was also the first since 2003 where crime rates rose. The Regina Police Service attributes this to ...

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  19. Where the wild dogs areRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Xtra!

    ... and photography industry in the '50s, enjoyed a successful theatrical run in the US. Fitzgerald, a resident of Halifax, is back with his third feature, The Wild Dogs, which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tue, Sep 10. The ...

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  20. 'Tireless promoter' of Atlantic Canadian entrepreneurs dead at 63Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBC News

    "It was a stunner, an absolute stunner," said Peter Spurway, vice-president of corporate communications at the Halifax International Airport Authority. He knew Gilfoy for about 20 years.

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