Get holly jolly with The Holiday Planner

Ringing in the snowy season with gift ideas, festive booze, events galore, Christmas bangers and a partridge in a pear tree.

Holiday Planner

Your Best of Halifax 2018 Readers' Choice Awards winners

Participation ribbons all around! Our 24th annual readers’ poll attracted the most-ever entrants.


NSCC: Finding Your Niche

Through hard work and resilience, Jill Ejdrygiewicz had her dream job at her fingertips
"Once you live by the ocean, you will always miss it when you leave."

Career Minded (Sponsor Content)

Weathering the storm: How the changing climate affects our vineyards

After a late frost and a sweltering summer, Nova Scotia’s grape-growers discuss forging forward in the face of unpredictable conditions.
This year’s record-breaking warm, dry summer gave grape-growers and winemakers a sweet taste of what climate change has in store for Nova Scotia. That heat came just after a freeze in early June—late in the season for a frost so severe—offered another, bitter, glimpse at what climate change will look like in our vineyards.

Fall Wine Guide

Your prescription for local medical coverage

Contact info to help students stay healthy, if not wealthy.
If you’re a post-secondary student living away from home and far from your family doctor, or studying relatively close to the old homestead but don’t have a general practitioner, take heart.

Back To School

Expert advice: how to up your downsizing game

Wisdom from an organizer extraordinaire
Whether you’re trying to enlist your inner Marie Kondo before moving into a condo or simply feeling that “the walls are closing in” vibe in your home, getting rid of shit feels good.

Homes Halifax

Checked out: AIDS testing in Nova Scotia falls behind

Frontline HIV/AIDS workers in this province have fewer resources to work with, and there seems to be a lack of support and desire from the province to help.
Five years ago, the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia launched a campaign called “Check Me Out” to encourage gay men in Nova Scotia to get tested for HIV and other STIs.

Halifax Pride

Blue skies, silver screens: summer 2018’s must-see movies

Allow unmissable documentaries and hilarious women to woo you to the cinema.
Ah summer, the least inventive time in Hollywood, which is saying a lot.

Hot Summer Guide

Limestone Group pours up a taste of the islands

In efforts to share Caribbean culture, they’re bringing Bahamian-inspired, tropical fruit-infused brews to Halifax’s craft beer scene.
Want to win a trip to the Caribbean? Well, hopefully, a contest comes along soon.

Beer Guide

Solitha Shortte walks the walk

The model, runway coach and founder of Soli Productions is changing the fashion industry, one show at a time.
“ When I first moved here I didn’t think the Black girls were into this,” says model, runway coach and humble changemaker Solitha Shortte. “I’m Caribbean as well, so I’m not only Black but I’m foreign.

Spring Fashion

Halifax's ultimate slow dance playlist

From Aerosmith to Zeppelin.
Ahhh, the awkward slow dance: a staple for just about anyone who has gone to public school. That being said, they were pretty serious business in junior high.

Sex + Dating Guide

Fat is not a failure

Combat January’s onslaught of diet dialogue with this bootcamp in body positivity.
The new year symbolizes a fresh start, a chance to shrug off last year's bad choices.

Well Being Guide


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Vol 26, No 29
December 13, 2018

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