Province relaxes oversight of Halifax Convention Centre

New legislation doubles what Events East can spend without government approval, eliminates annual reports on centre's effectiveness.

In This Week's Issue

In our world of endless distraction and instant gratification, it’s hard to keep track of what’s on this weekend, let alone the next few months. That’s why we present the Fall Arts Preview, your playbook for making the most of Halifax’s busiest season.

News + Opinion

Micro grow-op, dispensary supporters say new cannabis land-use rules too strict

Micro grow-op, dispensary supporters say new cannabis land-use rules too strict

Council unanimously voted in favour of the new cannabis land-use restrictions after a public hearing on Tuesday.

Voice of the City

Offshore drilling and political theatre

Offshore drilling and political theatre

To sacrifice the fisheries and tourism industries for a handful of oil jobs is not a gain. It’s not even breaking even.
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Food + Drink

DRINK THIS: Luckett Vineyards' Ortega

DRINK THIS: Luckett Vineyards' Ortega

The 2017 Ortega, tastes very Gaspereau Valley with a hint of Italy.

Five ways to enjoy Halifax VegFest 1

09.20.18

Um, QUESTLOVE is coming to Devour

09.18.18

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Love the way we bitch

Out, damned spot!

Out, damned spot!

Jellybeans 1

09.25.18

Seething over scooters

09.25.18

Smoking ban

09.25.18

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Love the way we love

To Mister Fix-it

My friend and I were...

B sides

If you love her She’ll...
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Music

Fall Arts: Fem Fest

Fall Arts: Fem Fest

In honour of the 100th year since (most) Nova Scotian women got the vote, Caravan Theatre assembles a diverse group of performers to celebrate.

Arts + Culture

Fall Arts: Chasing Champions by Ship’s Company Theatre

Fall Arts: Chasing Champions by Ship’s Company Theatre

With his very first play, Jacob Sampson has created a showcase for himself—and Nova Scotia—that just keeps getting bigger.
Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Fests, Talks + Films

Fall Arts Preview

Fall Arts Calendar 2018: Fests, Talks + Films

The indispensable student guide to city life in Halifax

Back To School

The indispensable student guide to city life in Halifax

Expert advice: how to up your downsizing game

Homes Halifax

Expert advice: how to up your downsizing game

Radical softness

Halifax Pride

Radical softness

Take the plunge into our Hot Summer Guide

Hot Summer Guide

Take the plunge into our Hot Summer Guide

Headline brews: the Canadian Brewing Awards land in Halifax

Beer Guide

Headline brews: the Canadian Brewing Awards land in Halifax

Solitha Shortte walks the walk

Spring Fashion

Solitha Shortte walks the walk

Expert advice: how to up your downsizing game

Homes Halifax

Expert advice: how to up your downsizing game

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