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Inspired by Halifax

It’s been more than a decade since he lived in Halifax, but for Mark Sampson, the seven years he spent here as a student and journalist were critica Keep reading »

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Best foot forward

John Ingram has built a lifelong love of shoes into a thriving downtown shop Keep reading »

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Dining

Unconventional cuts

Halifax restaurants offer unique dining experiences and more sustainable cuisine Keep reading »

Danny co-owns Innovative Beverages, is an importer of fine wines and is a CAPSAC-certified sommelier. Photo: Tammy Fancy

Wine

Holiday cheers

Celebrate Christmas with a host of holiday drinks Keep reading »

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Sewing circle

Patch Halifax owner Christina Pasquet

Patch Halifax is a go-to haunt for experienced and novice sewers alike … Read More »

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Angela Mombourquette is a Halifax writer and editor. In 2012, she was awarded the George Cadogan Outstanding Columnist prize from the Canadian Community Newspapers Association. @angmombo

Want to help others for the holidays? Grassroots non-profits can do a lot of good with a little help … Read More »

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I grew up in Mt.Uniacke where the Bill Lynch equipment was stored when not in use and that was fascinating , sometimes they would do things for Halloween ! It was fun to go to the Forum in Halifax and see exotic animals Brought from Florida by a Mr Frank Weed , Turns out my Mom knew him when she grew up in Florida ! Wow what a small world ! Thank you Mr Bill Lynch for great memories !

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I'm certainly not sided one way or the other on this topic and can see both sides. That said I'm not sure why we are all ingesting (if on city water, which I am not...which leads me to ask ...should I be asking HRM for fluoride supplements if its so important), a foreign chemical for a health concern that is combated by regular brushing and flossing and cutting out the junk food. I live in Hammonds Plains and I'm on well water, my kids have only ever had fluoride at the dentist and to date with a 15 and 16 year old, we have had only one cavity. I don't necessarily think having the fluoride added causes any problems, but maybe we should add a lot more to our water...make it a liquid vitamin. They say vitamin D decreases the risk of heart disease, cancer and depression...can we add that too?

The battle for your teeth