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  1. Hope Blooms leads surge of community garden programs for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    Craig Cain attends a product launch at Atlantic Superstores in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. Cain grew up in Uniacke Square, a 250-unit block of low-income public housing in Halifax's north end.


  2. Halifax welcomes more than 220,000 cruise passengers in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    More than 220,000 cruise passengers passed through Halifax , Nova Scotia, during the 2015 season, according to a Nov. 23 press release from the Halifax Port Authority. A total of 141 cruise calls were made, adding an estimated 104 million Canadian dollars to the local economy.


  3. Mystery Behind Coats Left Tied to Lamp Posts in...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXRO radio

    When "you've been where you didn't know whether you'd be able to buy groceries or not, it gives you a real sense of wanting to give back." That was the motivation behind what is being called the "coats on a pole" movement that has Halifax, Nova Scotia, talking.


  4. Halifax unveils impressive new recycling programRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    ... in Lethbridge practise recycling. The recyclables of the other homes land in our landfill. However, households in Halifax, N.S. are no longer so wasteful. Their new recycling program is an impressive display of community co-operation. Their program ...


  5. Read My Book, Cream Money by Deana J. DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... by ship with her mother, father and three siblings (ages eight years, six years, and six weeks). After arrival in Halifax, N.S., they headed west by train to what would become their new home in Athabasca, Alta., 95 miles north of Edmonton. The ...


  6. Dyke faster than everRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Telegram

    A new training regimen and a new understanding of how to train and race have resulted in faster times for Gavin Dyke, who now finds himself amongst the fastest university swimmers in Canada. The 20-year-old product of the Mount Pearl Marlins is in his second year at Dalhousie University in Halifax, where he competed in the Kemp-Fry Invitational meet last weekend.


  7. Local boxer 'waking up with goose bumps' before title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... Sportsplex as hometown favourite Tyson Cave vies to become the World Boxing Union's super bantamweight champion. If Halifax's Cave beats Walter Rojas to win the title, which is currently vacant, he'll be the first Nova Scotia-born boxer to win a ...


  8. Collisions on riseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... the country. The community with the lowest collision frequency rate was Spruce Grove, Alta. (3.43 per cent) while Halifax, N.S. had the highest collision frequency rate (7.12 per cent). "Our data is showing a trend toward rising collisions over the ...


  9. Defrauding dentists 'rampant' in Nova Scotia clinics, says firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBC News

    Dentists are more prone to become fraud victims than other small business owners, according to a Halifax firm that specializes in dental embezzlement. Prosperident has been investigating dental office fraud for 25 years.


  10. Mystery Behind Coats Left Tied to Lamp Posts in Halifax SolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    That was the motivation behind what is being called the "coats on a pole" movement that has Halifax, Nova Scotia, talking. What was meant to be an anonymous gesture went viral and the woman behind the movement was outed on social media.


  11. McNeil asks feds to clarify plans for shipbuilding projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBC News

    ... appropriate amount of money aside to ensure the contract gets fulfilled," Premier Stephen McNeil said Thursday in Halifax. The briefing note prepared for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, which was leaked to CBC News , warned overruns could scale back ...


  12. Striving for excellenceRead the original story

    Thursday | Amherst Daily News

    Michael Brown, of Halifax, has become a successful entrepreneur with the assistance of a prestigious program that assists small businesses during their start-up phase. The 31-year-old Halifax resident has become a successful entrepreneur who is making quite an impact in the cleaning world.


  13. Two new educational resources launched for Financial Literacy MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Sackville Tribune-Post

    ... Summit Tuesday in Fredericton for those involved in the Information and Communications Technology sector. HALIFAX, N.S. - National Bank has launched the third edition of the One for Youth Regional Committees. This year's focus will be on projects ...


  14. Seas the day: From America's Cup to the Paralympics - Kiwi team's Gold questRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... were confident of success ahead of their first opportunity to qualify for Rio at last year's world championships in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Having placed eighth the year before in Ireland in their first international, a podium finish looked well ...


  15. Alexander Keith's unveils crafty brewery plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | CBC News

    A Halifax brewery owned by a global beer giant will soon join the small world of making craft-style beer. Starting in April, Alexander Keith's, which is owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev, will begin making beer in the very same location Alexander Keith did almost 200 years ago on Lower Water Street.


  16. Environmental groups deliver 233,000-signature petition to N.S. offshore boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | CBC News

    Offshore protest in front of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board in Halifax Nov. 25, 2015 A coalition of groups including the Ecology Action Centre and Greenpeace plan to deliver a petition with more than 233,000 signatures to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board in Halifax Wednesday. Environmental groups say that timeline is too long and falls short of the U.S. requirement of 24 hours for drilling in the waters off Alaska.


  17. Beyond the PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | American Way

    ... Page seemed intent on rewriting the rules of what it means to be a movie star. Ellen Philpotts-Page was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in February 1987. Her mother was a teacher and her father a graphic designer - acting wasn't really on the radar. ...


  18. Toronto Maple Leafs' Michael Grabner excelling on the penalty kill, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Canada.com

    When Michael Grabner was acquired by the Maple Leafs as part of a five-for-one prospects trade, he joined the team under unusual circumstances. The entire Leafs training camp squad was on its way to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Grabner would report to his new team over there.


  19. Spotlight on Education: Big data, big dreamsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Truro Daily News

    From left, Mark Hingley, vice-principal of Hants North Rural High, Caitlyn White, Logan Vroegh, and William Hynes recently had the opportunity to participate in the Big Data for Productivity Congress in Halifax. The gathering offered students new ways to expand learning experiences beyond the school setting.


  20. Cape Breton struggling under weight of child povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | CBC News

    ... in the province, rates in Kentville, New Glasgow and Truro were above the provincial average of 22 per cent. The Halifax area had the lowest rates in Nova Scotia, with some communities below 20 per cent. The report points out the numbers have taken ...