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Aug 11, 2017
Newspapers on a desk at a hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photo: Tony Webster/flickr

No clear winners as Chronicle Herald strike ends

Meagan Gillmore
Chronicle Herald workers who were on strike for 19 months have mixed feelings about the eight-year deal that passed with 94 per cent approval from the Halifax Typographical Union.
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Jun 29, 2017
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William Grant Stairs of Halifax helped conquer the Congo

Yves Engler
Canada's 150th anniversary offers a unique opportunity to shed light on some darker corners of Canadian history. One of the dustier chapters is our contribution to one of the most barbarous regimes
Blog
Oct 21, 2014
Photo: RicLaf/flickr

The Halifax Mooseheads should have known better

Stephen Kimber
Now that the story about the misconduct of a hockey player is out, the Halifax Mooseheads are belatedly dealing openly with the professional and personal fallout. But it shouldn't have come to that.
Blog
Apr 30, 2014
Site of the proposed convention centre in downtown Halifax. Photo: Emma Feltes

Halifax convention centre myth-busting

Peggy Cameron
With so many other better ways to spend public money for public benefit isn't it time to reprioritize the public money planned to be spent to subsidize the convention centre?
Blog
Apr 28, 2014
Halifax Convention Centre

Halifax Convention Centre: Drop anchor? Change course?

Christopher Majka
As Halifax speeds ahead on a convention centre with no credible business case my suggestion to the city and province is: drop anchor. Crunch the numbers before sending taxpayers to Davy Jones Locker.

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