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  • Toddler's parking ticket pic is a viral hit
    Toddler's parking ticket pic is a viral hit: Toddler ticked at getting ticket
    A ticketed toddler? A photo of a toddler getting a parking ticket has social media abuzz this week. Three-year-old Declan Tramley fought the law, and as this youngster will likely find out as he gets older, the law almost always wins.The Halifax,...
  • Room Report: Hilton Garden Inn Airport Halifax, Canada
    Room Report: Hilton Garden Inn Airport Halifax, Canada
    Arrival Experience: Having booked my reservation through StayFaster.com, I arrived at the Hilton Garden Inn Halifax Airport knowing that my elite-level benefits with Hilton would be ready and waiting. Sure enough, the friendly reception staff...
  • Gianna Lauren & Mauno
    Gianna Lauren's comin' fer pancakes!! Yee-haw!!
    Quick!! Non-Stampede Music’s Comin’!Gianna Laurenis on the phone from Vancouver, just before her first show of the tour that takes her across Canada to her home on the east coast.It goes like this: July 2nd Vancouver, The Railway Club;...
  • Air Canada's crash landing in Halifax caused a scene of panic for passengers
    Air Canada Halifax crash lands on runway: Passengers report panic, 25 injured
    The Air Canada flight that crash landed in Halifax left 25 people injured as the plane hit an antenna and power lines on its approach to the runway ripping off the plane’s landing gear. There was a heavy snow alert at the time of the landing...
  • Canada shooting plot foiled: American woman among suspects
    Canada shooting plot foiled: American woman arrested in plot to take many lives
    An American woman and a Canadian man had plans to go into a public venue in Halifax on Valentine’s Day and shoot as many people as they could before taking their own lives. Canadian police have foiled this plot and they’ve taken the...
  • Neon Dreams
    In conversation with: Corey LeRue from Neon Dreams
    The EMD (electronic dance music) group Neon Dreams, from Nova Scotia, got their name from a government-sponsored trip to Mars where the only present life forms were the band members and the aliens they encountered. Speaking with Corey LeRue, the...
  • The Barra MacNeils
    The Barra MacNeils and the CPO
    He sings, plays the penny whistle, the Irish flute, and the accordion, and does orchestral arrangements: with what kind of band must he perform?If you said a traditional Celtic folk band, that was formally trained as musicians, and has spent the...
  • The Carleton
    HPX closes out the festival with a smorgasbord
    Oct. 26, 2013 was the last day of an almost-week long festival, featuring 200 bands playing in 20 venues. The task of seeing even half of everything that was offered up was impossible, but Saturday night proved to have a good mix of sounds no...
  • The Mellotones
    HPX starts to hit its stride on day 3
    Like a well-established hockey player, Halifax Pop Explosion(HPX) needs just a wee bit of time to find its scoring legs. And with the HPX score book being so detailed and thorough, it wasn't hard to separate the hits from the misses. With the...
  • MVQS is tops in sod supply in HRM
    MVQS Tops in Sod Supply in HRM
    By Paul FitzgeraldThey like them. They like them lots. They like them so much that consumers and businesses in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and surrounding area have chosen Musquodoboit Valley Quality Sod (MVQS) as the best in its...
  • Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
    Visiting Nova Scotia
    Summer and Fall are the perfect time to visit Nova Scotia. In the fall the leaves change and the weather cools a little and it is a beautiful photographic opportunity. There are several ways to visit, you can fly into the capital of Halifax, NS or...
  • Charlotte Day Wilson
    Charlotte Day Wilson: NXNE upcoming and in conversation
    Charlotte Day Wilson (Thursday June 13 / 8pm at the Monarch Tavern)Combining hip hop, jazz, folk, and other genres, Charlotte Day Wilson's appeal is in her ever changing mix of styles and rotating lineup of musicians she plays with. Through it...
  • Holland America Line's MS Veendam
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Holland America port of call
    Halifax, Nova Scotia is the fourth among five ports of call aboard Holland America’s MS Veendam.The seven-day New England cruise also includes stops in: Quebec City: Sydney, Canada; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Bar Harbor, Maine....
  • Treponema pallidum
    Halifax’s spike in syphilis cases linked to online connections
    Health officials in Halifax, Nova Scotia say they have seen a spike in cases of the sexually transmitted infection, syphilis this year and point to sexual liaisons met on the internet as a significant factor, according to a CBC News report Oct. 18...
  • The Westin Nova Scotian
    Westin Nova Scotian offers holiday specials
    The Westin Nova Scotian, a gay-friendly TAG Approvedhotel, is offering holiday rates and packages to help guests celebrate the season at its downtown property.“We look forward to welcoming guests back to our hotel this festive season for...
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