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Ruth Goldbloom honoured with virtual statue on Halifax waterfront

Visitors to the Halifax waterfront can now view and adjust a virtual statue of the late Ruth Goldbloom using an app.

“It’s wonderful. It’s the source of tremendous pride because she made a very major contribution to the… 502 more words


Syrian refugees upcycle food for new Halifax desserts business

A Halifax group that includes three Syrian refugees launched a business on Saturday that offers Syrian desserts made from what’s known as upcycled food.

“Even though they barely have the language skills, they’ve only been here six months and they’ve already started a business. 313 more words


Town hall held in Halifax on 2017 budget

The federal government held a town hall in Halifax on Friday to gather feedback on what people want in next year’s budget.

“There are a number of different programs that we used to able to access that have been cut over the years, and we’d like to see a reinstatement of some of those programs,” said Dave Rideout, president of MetroWorks, an organization that runs training programs for what he called “disadvantaged individuals.” 102 more words