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Africville Heritage Trust scholarship a stepping stone to success for two top students

Africville Heritage Trust scholarship winner Anthony Carvery is amped about electricity.

So he worked hard to achieve an 80.3 per cent average at Sackville High School, and earn himself a spot in the electrical construction and industrial certificate program at the Nova Scotia Community College. 287 more words


Dartmouth councillors call for information on weeds in Banook, Micmac lakes

Two Dartmouth councillors are looking for some feedback and possible solutions for a growing problem in Micmac and Banook lakes.

Councillors Gloria McCluskey and Darren Fisher will table a motion in regional council Tuesday requesting a staff report outlining all short-term and long-term options in a… 279 more words


HRM staff recommend selling Khyber Centre

Seven months after the Khyber Centre for the Arts was abruptly shut down in order to remove asbestos uncovered by renovations, city staffers are recommending that the downtown Halifax property should go up for sale. 107 more words


Future of Halifax Forum could be decided with council vote this week

The future of the Halifax Forum could be decided this Tuesday, and the area councillor is hoping her colleagues will reject a proposal to close the facility and instead support the “unique and really important” changes put forward by the Halifax Forum Community Association (HFCA). 273 more words


Obese women as likely to give birth following IVF as those of normal weight

As the nation’s assisted reproduction experts weigh whether obese women should be refused fertility treatments, a new study finds obese women are as likely to get pregnant and have a baby following IVF as women of normal weight. 758 more words


Once Upon A Pride - Halifax 2014

Earlier this week I was looking after my favourite 7 year old. As he was getting ready for bed, he was waving around a rainbow flag. 316 more words


The Never-Ending Journey

Lucy and I are on our summer holidays in Halifax. Canadian Halifax that is: Halifax by the sea! It’s been so long since I saw the sea (back at the end of February/beginning of March I saw the sea by New York, other than that I’ve been landlocked) and the only price I had to pay (other than actual monetary prices for accommodation and travel and things) was enduring a train journey of 25 and a half hours… 1,167 more words