Halifax Regional Municipality Newswire

Halifax Regional Municipality Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Halifax Regional Municipality, NS.

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  1. Voice of the People - July 28, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Chronicle Herald

    I sincerely hope there won't be more changes to the waterfront and downtown. If the city wants highrises, do it on the other side of the Citadel.


  2. Victory Cruise Lines Acquires Second Ship to be Named Victory IIRead the original story

    44 min ago | PRWeb

    "Our goal is to be the first choice in cruising the Great Lakes, Canada, the St. Lawrence Seaway and New England" - Bruce Nierenberg, CEO Victory Cruise Lines has acquired a second ship to be named Victory II. The vessel is the sister ship and will be identical to the intimate 202-passenger Victory I, which launched Victory Cruise Lines on the Great Lakes in July 2016.


  3. Dwelling numbers halved before approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hills News

    THE Hills Council has approved a 600-dwelling precinct to be built at the IBM site in West Pennant Hills. THE Hills Council has approved a 600-dwelling precinct to be built at the IBM site in West Pennant Hills.


  4. N.S. Art Gallery says exhibit of Leibovitz portraits now up to photographerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 680News

    Unless the famed American photographer personally signs off on an exhibit to display her iconic portraits, they will remain in storage at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. "The gallery can not show the work without her permission," Halifax gallery spokesman Colin Stinson said in an email Thursday, noting that although the gallery owns all the pieces, Leibovitz maintains the copyright.


  5. Cornwallis flap easy to resolve: Mi'kmaq elderRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The process to name or rename features such as buildings, streets, municipal parks and statues is typically the responsibility of city and regional governments. Instead, Halifax Regional Council voted in April to create an expert panel to examine and make recommendations on the issue of commemorating Cornwallis on Halifax Regional Municipality properties that bear his name.


  6. Adorable Lego sets lets you build retro desktopsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Curbed

    Legos-they're not just for kids. Real architects use them to build recreations of iconic masterworks , and artists like to use them, too.


  7. HRM bus route changes comingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... and costs over public feedback asking to maintain the current services. It's all part of the Halifax Regional Municipality's Moving Forward Together Plan that is designed to make transit more accessible and easier to use. HRM spokesman Lucas Wide ...


  8. The best ways to see the tall shipsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta hits Halifax with a kick off event at the Seaport Market on Friday morning. Spectators will be able to tour the ships on the weekend, with concerts and other family-friendly activities happening throughout the festival.


  9. Hefler clawing its way back from the financial abyssRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Heflers Lumber is shown here in an aerial photo. The lumber company is slowly fighting back after year of losing dozens of employees and shutting down operations.


  10. 10 reasons to be excited about ocean researchRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Dalhousie News

    Next Tuesday, revellers will gather on the Halifax and Dartmouth waterfronts for the Tall Ships Parade of Sail. Dalhousie and the Waterfront Development Corporation have come together to encourage attendees to wear blue, waving farewell to this year's Regatta with a celebration of ocean pride.


  11. Kings and West Hants Court Report - July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    Caitlyn Anges Melanson, 28, of Lower Sackville, has been handed a suspended sentence with probation for committing an assault causing bodily harm. Following a trial, Melanson was found guilty on June 14. The matter was adjourned to July 25 to allow time for a pre-sentence report to be prepared and for sentencing.


  12. Battalion assistant GM takes on role of Team NOHA Director of OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Baytoday.ca

    The Northern Ontario Hockey Association and the Great North Midget League have announced that Battalion Assistant General Manager Matt Rabideau has been named Team NOHA's Director of Operations for the 2017-2018 Season. Rabideau currently serves as Assistant General Manager and Director of Player Development for the North Bay Battalion , a role he has held since the 2012-2013 Season.


  13. Nelson and Robson Scouts attend Canadian Jamboree in Nova ScotiaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Scouts from Nelson and Castlegar along with their two Scouters left the Kootenays destined for the Musquodoboit Valley in Nova Scotia. A late night and extremely wet/muddy start to camp was soon forgotten as the Scouts took part in STEM activities, day trip to Halifax, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Mi'kmaq Cultural program, Deep Sea Fishing and rocketry.


  14. Chevallier handcrafts pastries at Le French FixRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    From a tiny cafA on Prince Street in downtown Halifax, French pastry chef Geoffroy Chevallier has been treating patrons to artisanal handcrafted pastries since 2012. I started at culinary school when I was the ripe age of 15. I studied four years of culinary arts and a full year of pastry.


  15. Hot DiningRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Where Toronto

    Salvatore's Pizzaiolo has been a fixture of the North End's Hydrostone Market for more than 20 years. The pizza is classic and the sandwiches are mainstays of local best-sandwich lists and awards.


  16. Halifax fire displaces tenants from Quinpool apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    The fire at 1984 Connaught Ave. at around 8 p.m. Wednesday extensively damaged a small three-storey apartment building and then spread to an adjacent two-storey house. Disaster volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross arranged emergency lodging for one of four tenants who rented rooms in the house, and are assessing emergency needs for at least two tenants from the seven-unit apartment building around the corner at 6618 Quinpool Rd. Bystanders described an explosion at the rear of the apartment building and neighbours said they thought a barbecue or propane tank had gone up.


  17. Did someone try to burn down the Lawrencetown exhibition grounds?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    Annapolis District RCMP are looking for information on a close call at the Annapolis Valley Exhibition Grounds in Lawrencetown that could have resulted in disaster. A candle was found in a barn and if it hadn't gone out on its own could have set the place on fire.


  18. No more trial delays, judge warns man accused of Dartmouth murderRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBC News

    More than seven years after Donald Chad Smith was gunned down in north-end Dartmouth, the man accused of killing him will finally be tried for first-degree murder next year following repeated delays in the case. During an appearance in Nova Scotia Supreme Court Thursday morning, a judge made it clear to Randy Desmond Riley that his trial would go ahead next March, whether he has a lawyer or not.


  19. RCMP lay second degree murder charge on Upper Sackville man for South Rawdon homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    The Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit of the RCMP has charged an Upper Sackville man in the death of 27-year-old Laura Ross of South Rawdon earlier this year. Joshua Eric Crowell, also 27, was arrested without incident in Halifax and taken into police custody on July 26. Early July 27, Crowell was charged with second-degree murder.


  20. 2nd-degree murder charge laid in fatal South Rawdon fireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBC News

    Members of the Brooklyn Volunteer Fire Department were at the scene of a fatal garage fire on South Rawdon Road on April 3. A man has been charged with second-degree murder of 27-year-old Laura Ross whose remains were found after a Hants County fire in April. Joshua Eric Crowell, 27, of Upper Sackville was arrested on Wednesday by the RCMP Northeast Nova Major Crimes Unit in Halifax.