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Calls Grow for News Outlets Reporting on Systemic Racism to Address Own Failures

Calls Grow for News Outlets Reporting on Systemic Racism to Address Own Failures

Journalists have not had to go far to uncover searing stories of racism in Canada — they’re finding them in their own newsrooms, among their co-workers and… Read more »

AG: Canada’s Border Agency Lost Track of Almost 35,000 People Pegged for Removal

AG: Canada’s Border Agency Lost Track of Almost 35,000 People Pegged for Removal

Canada’s border agency has failed to promptly remove most of the people under orders to leave the country, and in tens of thousands of cases it has… Read more »

Combating Anti-Black Racism Will ‘Take More Than a Village,’ Black Youth Say

Combating Anti-Black Racism Will ‘Take More Than a Village,’ Black Youth Say

Zimman Yousuf and Imaan Hyman hadn’t even left high school before they realized the importance of fighting anti-Black racism in schools. The women grew up hundreds of… Read more »

Via to Temporarily Layoff About 1,000 Workers as Pandemic Impacts Its Business

Via to Temporarily Layoff About 1,000 Workers as Pandemic Impacts Its Business

Via Rail is temporarily laying off 1,000 unionized employees as the company copes with reduced demand for travel amid COVID-19. The Montreal-based company says in a statement that… Read more »

High Unemployment, Historic $343B Deficit Projected in Liberals’ Fiscal Snapshot

High Unemployment, Historic $343B Deficit Projected in Liberals’ Fiscal Snapshot

Nearly two million Canadians could be without jobs this year under forecasts released by the federal government in its long-awaited “fiscal snapshot.” The document released Wednesday details how… Read more »

Things to Do

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, July 10… Read more »

2020 Canada Day In Halifax

2020 Canada Day In Halifax

Things to on Canada Day in and around Halifax Celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday with fun events and activities. Though many events and celebrations have moved online, there… Read more »

Travel Ideas

25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Antigonish County

25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Antigonish County

Antigonish County is perhaps best known for being home to St. Francis Xavier University (St. FX), but there’s so much more to do here. You can find whatever part of the outdoors you love best and have a tremendous time exploring it. From 4 million-year-old-rocks to a modern day amusement park, you’ll become part of the story of the county, and it will become part of your story too.

25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Pictou County

25 of the Best Things to Do this Summer in Pictou County

Pictou County can be distinguished by its variety of stories. You’ve got stories of peoples coming together and learning how to live with each other, stories of people creating spaces to live and learn together outside, and stories of the natural world all over the county. Wherever you spend your time in Pictou, you’ll hear these stories and watch them play out. Come visit, and add your own stories to the tapestry.

25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

Food & Drink

25 Ways to Treat Mom this Mothers Day in Halifax

25 Ways to Treat Mom this Mothers Day in Halifax

Celebrate Mom even if you cannot visit her this Mother’s Day. Show her how special she is to you with some help from HRM businesses. From flowers… Read more »

Eastern Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Eastern Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out & Delivery During COVID-19

Since it is becoming more apparent that the COVID-19 crisis will continue for a little longer, it is more important than ever to support local businesses. Many… Read more »

Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect the country, it is more important than ever for people to support local businesses. Many of the local eateries in Yarmouth and… Read more »

Northumberland Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Northumberland Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Things are changing every day as the Northumberland communities listed below do what they can to Flatten the Curve and “Stay the Blazes Home” during the COVID-19… Read more »

Nova Scotia: South Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Nova Scotia: South Shore Restaurants Open for Take-Out and Delivery During COVID-19

Everyone has been advised to “Stay the Blazes Home” and support local eateries during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many local favourites have made changes to offer pick-up and… Read more »