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Burnside Connector picks up speed, roundabout for Dartmouth business park also coming

This could be the year that construction finally actually begins on the Burnside Connector, according to one of the province’s chief engineers.

“Every year we’ve been hoping to for a couple of years now,” said Bruce Fitzner of the Department of Transportation Monday. 220 more words


From concerts to new library to high-profile crimes: Metro Halifax's year in photos

As 2014 goes out of focus, we take a moment to reflect on some key photographic moments of the past year.

Halifax received a lot of new things – most notably a stunning library with amazing new views, and another ferry, which was named after one of our fallen soldiers. 263 more words


Dance it up!!

I am by most accounts a rather shy person with some bold opinions on things but the idea of going out to dance or be free in front of a group of people simply is out of the question for someone like me. 948 more words


Halifax firefighters union calls for new hires instead of closing stations

The union representing Halifax firefighters is calling on the city to fill more than a dozen vacant positions rather than closing three stations, contesting the fire chief’s recent statements that response times won’t be affected by the closures. 419 more words


A Tale of Two Cities

Most Christmas stories don’t begin with a tragic explosion, but the tale of the Boston Christmas Tree does.
During WW1, the port city of Halifax, NS (my hometown) was an important naval point of departure for both men and supplies enroute to Europe. 158 more words


Dalhousie dentistry clinics closing until January 12 over sexually violent Facebook posts

Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Dentistry has closed its public dental clinics for the next three weeks.

On Monday, the university stated the clinics will be closed until Jan.12 and affected patients will be contacted to reschedule appointments. 156 more words


Atlantic Lottery adds world junior hockey games to PRO•LINE betting options

Not only can you now cheer for Team Canada at the world junior hockey championships, you can also make – or lose – money watching them, too. 130 more words