Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Municipal program and service level adjustments on Thanksgiving weekend

Municipal program and service level adjustments on Thanksgiving weekend

**** HRM Media Release Municipal program and service level adjustments on Thanksgiving weekend The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments over the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend. ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours: ​ No municipal solid waste collection services will take place on Monday, Oct. ...
Advanced polls open for voting online and by phone

Advanced polls open for voting online and by phone

**** HRM Media Release Advanced polls open for voting online and by phone The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that advanced polls are now open for voting online and by phone. These polls are open until Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. ​ All residents who received their voter information letter are now able ...
The Curbside Give Away event held during October 2020 will occur as scheduled.

The Curbside Give Away event held during October 2020 will occur as scheduled.

**** HRM Media Release Curbside Give Away Weekend Curbside Give Away Weekend 2020 The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that the 2020 Curbside Give Away Weekend will take place from Saturday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 18. ​ Curbside Give Away Weekend is an annual two-day event, where residents are encouraged to place unwanted household ...
Seniors’ Week, Oct. 1-7

Seniors’ Week, Oct. 1-7

**** SENIORS / CNS Release Recognizing Older Nova Scotians—————————————————————–Older Nova Scotians are leaders in the province. They are business owners and entrepreneurs, volunteers, mentors, caregivers and have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to share with other generations.Seniors’ Week, Oct. 1-7, is a time to celebrate older Nova Scotians and recognize the unique impact they ...
Trunk or Treat: Welcome, residents of Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and Shearwater!

Trunk or Treat: Welcome, residents of Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and Shearwater!

**** Event info Welcome, residents of Eastern Passage/Cow Bay and Shearwater! Event link: https://fb.me/e/22kRZ6YDJ Trunk Registration: https://forms.gle/zSQ5CP154upTk7nn8 Trick-or-Treater Registration: https://forms.gle/pxb2D1RPGveZyEDJ6 ***Details are based on the current Public Health guidelines and are subject to change with short notice. Please follow the Facebook event notifications for the most up to date announcements. ***Following the event’s social distancing ...
(In photos) Fire and Water festival has concluded at Alderney Landing

(In photos) Fire and Water festival has concluded at Alderney Landing

(In photos) Fire and Water festival has concluded at Alderney Landing. The event concluded with a fantastic fire performance. With COVID-19 precautions in place, the event was very well moderated and attended Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...
Drop Zone 2020 for Easter Seals – Photos

Drop Zone 2020 for Easter Seals – Photos

**** Dropzone Release Drop Zone is underway in Halifax! “Drop Zone is Easter Seals’ signature fundraising event! First hosted in Halifax in 2004 by Easter Seals Nova Scotia. Since then, Drop Zone has made its way to other provinces and over 9,000 brave superheroes have stepped off the edge in support of Easter Seals. Together, ...
Big heart, big shave!  Sophie shaves her head for cancer

Big heart, big shave! Sophie shaves her head for cancer

**** Written by Crystal Yeo for WFMHFX Back in February, we shared a story about Sophie, an 11 year old who was embarking on an act of kindness to help a stranger. On her 12th birthday, the moment of truth occurred! The fun event started with a $5 donation to cut a braid, which was ...
Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020

Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020

**** HRFE Media Release Safety in the kitchen – Fire Prevention Week 2020 ​ Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) is encouraging residents to assess their kitchen for fire safety.​ ​ National Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 4-10 and the theme this year is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” ​ Kitchen fires are ...
Alderney Landing presents the 4th Annual Fire & Water Festival

Alderney Landing presents the 4th Annual Fire & Water Festival

**** Info via Alderney Landing Alderney Landing presents the 4th Annual Fire & Water Festival October 2-3 7pm – 9:30pm A celebration of the unique cultural fabric of Nova Scotia. It features musical performances, dance and storytelling as well as flaming food, incredible art installations and fire performances! FREE ADMISSION – Social Distancing, reduced gathering size ...
Today is Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

Today is Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day

**** RCMP Media Release Today is Police and Peace Officers’ National Memorial Day, a time to pay tribute to the hard work, dedication and sacrifices made by Canadian police and peace officers. The RCMP will honour our fallen colleagues today through virtual memorial services at the RCMP Depot Training Academy and on Parliament Hill. Across ...
Nocturne 2020: Echolocation

Nocturne 2020: Echolocation

**** Info via Nocturne Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates contemporary professional art in K’jipuktuk/Halifax. Through our festival and additional programming, we use art as a catalyst for connection. The completely free annual event showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene in K’jipuktuk/Halifax. Nocturne is a not-for-profit organization that brings the city access to art and ...
Updates on fall recreation

Updates on fall recreation

**** HRM Media Release Updates on fall recreation The following is an update on fall recreation programming and the reopening of facilities. ​ ​ ​ Recreation programming Fall recreation programming will be returning across the region, with registration opening on Thursday, Oct. 8. ​ Programs will be viewable online as of Thursday, Oct. 1 on halifax.ca/myREC. All ...
HALIFAX CITADEL – DISCONNECTED FOR A DAY

HALIFAX CITADEL – DISCONNECTED FOR A DAY

**** Parks Canada Release HALIFAX CITADEL – DISCONNECTED FOR A DAY Halifax Citadel National Historic Site will be truly a 19th century experience on Saturday, September 19, when Nova Scotia Power’s planned outage turns back time to when there was no electricity in the fort. ​ Parks Canada is advising the public that the interior ...
Military Family Appreciation Day

Military Family Appreciation Day

Military Family Appreciation Day Officially passed through a unanimous consent motion in the House of Commons on June 19th, 2019, Military Family Appreciation Day is held on the third Friday of September each year. This is a day for all Canadians to unite and honour Canadian military families for the sacrifices they make on behalf ...
Women Making Waves 2020

Women Making Waves 2020

**** East Coast Surf School Release Women Making Waves 2020 East Coast Surf School is offering it’s 4th annual women’s surfing clinic on Friday, September 18th! (4pm) * Pre-registration is necessary! Please email: event.womenmakingwaves@gmail.com prior to Friday September 18th, 2020 to sign up! Looking for more rad gals to surf with? New to surfing? Feeling the ...
Household special waste depot to reopen​

Household special waste depot to reopen​

**** HRM Media Release Household special waste depot to reopen​ Effective Saturday, September 12, the Household Special Waste (HSW) depot located at 20 Horseshoe Lake Drive, Bayers Lake will reopen for regular operations. The facility was closed due to COVID-19 and budget constraints. ​ The HSW depot accepts chemical waste generated in your home, which ...
Visitor season extension, in response to high interest, for Georges Island National Historic Site

Visitor season extension, in response to high interest, for Georges Island National Historic Site

**** Parks Canada Release Visitor season extension, in response to high interest, for Georges Island National Historic Site Extended for five consecutive weekends until October 11, 2020, these additional days will allow more opportunities for the public to visit Georges Island National Historic Site September 4, 2020                  Halifax, Nova Scotia                  Parks Canada Agency Georges ...
Municipal program and service level adjustments – Labour Day weekend

Municipal program and service level adjustments – Labour Day weekend

**** HRM Media Release Municipal program and service level adjustments – Labour Day weekend The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments for the Labour Day weekend: ​ Recreation Facilities, Programs and Services: ​ Public washrooms and first aid at the Emera Oval pavilion will be open on Monday, ...
THE 2020 CONVOY IS DESIGNED TO BE A SAFE EVENT!  ANNOUNCING A QUIET ZONE ON THE ROUTE THIS YEAR

THE 2020 CONVOY IS DESIGNED TO BE A SAFE EVENT! ANNOUNCING A QUIET ZONE ON THE ROUTE THIS YEAR

**** LETR Release THE 2020 CONVOY IS DESIGNED TO BE A SAFE EVENT! September 19th We are very excited to let you know that plans for the 2020 Convoy in support of Special Olympics Nova Scotia are well underway.  We have an active and enthusiastic Steering Committee have an event plan that meets all the ...
Lawrencetown Beach Surfers Alliance is Super stoked to be hosting the 1st annual LSA kids(grom) surfing competition

Lawrencetown Beach Surfers Alliance is Super stoked to be hosting the 1st annual LSA kids(grom) surfing competition

**** Via LBSA Hey Kids(big and small), and East Coast Water loving families! Lawrencetown Beach Surfers Alliance is Super stoked to be hosting the 1st annual LSA kids(grom) surfing competition, expression session and outdoor movie night. 🏄♂️🏄♀️ One day Event.. if mother nature cooperates. August 29th – 9am-3pm Surfing event August 29th – Dusk- Outdoor ...
Immerse yourself in the rich history of Halifax

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Halifax

**** Parks Canada Release This is cool! Parks Canada and partners are pleased to welcome local residents and visitors to explore Georges Island on five select weekends starting August 8 and 9 from 12 noon to 5 pm each day. Take in a guided tour of the historic tunnels and enjoy the scenic views from a new perspective. This ...
Organizers announce that they are unable to offer an in-person Blue Nose Marathon experience in 202020.

Organizers announce that they are unable to offer an in-person Blue Nose Marathon experience in 202020.

**** Info via Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon Blue Nose Nation, thank you for your patience. We’ve made an official decision on the 2020 edition of the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. Being the largest organized fitness event in Atlantic Canada is both a blessing and a burden in these challenging times. We’re so proud to welcome ...
Public Health (Central Zone) has coordinated 2 additional grade 7 summer immunization clinics

Public Health (Central Zone) has coordinated 2 additional grade 7 summer immunization clinics

**** NSHA Media Release Public Health (Central Zone) has coordinated 2 additional grade 7 summer immunization clinics to allow for students who recently graduated Grade 7 (students from the 2019-2020 school year) to get their immunizations before the next school year starts. • Saturday August 15 – Zatzman Sportsplex (110 Wyse Road, Dartmouth) • Tuesday ...
Municipal Services, Enhanced Transit & Celebration Information for Natal Day Weekend 2020

Municipal Services, Enhanced Transit & Celebration Information for Natal Day Weekend 2020

**** HRM Media Release Municipal Services, Enhanced Transit & Celebration Information for Natal Day Weekend 2020 ​ The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents of the following municipal program and service level adjustments for Natal Day weekend: ​ Solid Waste Collection and Facility Hours ​ No municipal solid waste collection service will take place on ...
Halifax Busker Festival is ONLINE July 31 to August 2!!

Halifax Busker Festival is ONLINE July 31 to August 2!!

**** Info via the Buskers Event Halifax Busker Festival is ONLINE July 31 to August 2!! 2020 Online Schedule Watch the performances starting at 1pm Atlantic Daylight Time on the Halifax Busker Festival Facebook page at www.facebook.com/halifaxbuskers. Friday, July 31 Day 1 Performances start at 1pm ADT EMCEE Jack Wise 1. Mighty Mike 2. The Great Balanzo 3. Michael James ...
THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA  INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS:  THE ROYAL NANNY INTERNATIONAL TATTOO

THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS: THE ROYAL NANNY INTERNATIONAL TATTOO

**** Media Release THE ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO PRESENTS: THE ROYAL NANNY INTERNATIONAL TATTOO ​ The Royal Nanny International Tattoo was presented today at the Stadacona Base at CFB Halifax, to honour a long-time Tattoo fan who has turned the show into her family’s summer tradition. Nanny Joyce Meikle has attended every single Tattoo ...
Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency will be celebrating our 2SLGBTQ+ members and residents during the 2020 Halifax Pride Festival across K’jipuktuk

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency will be celebrating our 2SLGBTQ+ members and residents during the 2020 Halifax Pride Festival across K’jipuktuk

**** Via HRFE Message from Chief Stuebing From July 16 to 26, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE) will be celebrating our 2SLGBTQ+ members and residents during the 2020 Halifax Pride Festival across K’jipuktuk (Halifax Regional Municipality). This year’s theme is Pride//Amplified. HRFE members have a unique and important role in creating a municipality where ...
Hal-Con 2020 cancelled

Hal-Con 2020 cancelled

**** Hal-Con Release To the Hal-Con community of fans, geeks, nerds, and friends: We have made the difficult decision to cancel Hal-Con 2020. To us—and to many of you—Hal-Con is more than just an annual event. It’s a celebration of all of the wonderful geeky communities that thrive in this city, in this country, and ...
NOCTURNE 2020 Dates Set, Volunteers Needed

NOCTURNE 2020 Dates Set, Volunteers Needed

**** Info via Event Organizers NOCTURNE 2020 #NOCHFX20 Halifax’s 13th annual art at night is excited to announce our 2020 dates: October 13-17 As always, the Saturday after the long weekend in October will be our main event with lead up events throughout the week! Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates contemporary professional art in K’jipuktuk/Halifax. ...
Municipal programs and services for Canada Day, July 1

Municipal programs and services for Canada Day, July 1

**** HRM Media Release Municipal programs and services for Canada Day, July 1 Friday, June 26, 2020 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional​ Municipality is advising residents of the following​ municipal​ program and service level adjustments for Canada Day. Halifax Transit Bus and Ferry Services Halifax Transit buses will be operating on holiday service on ...
HALIFAX 2020 CANADA DAY DRUMMING CELEBRATION : Thank healthcare heroes & frontline workers

HALIFAX 2020 CANADA DAY DRUMMING CELEBRATION : Thank healthcare heroes & frontline workers

**** Info via Canada Day Drumming Committee DRUMMING CELEBRATION Thank healthcare heroes & frontline workers Join us online July 1st 2020 For the past three years, we’ve been celebrating Canada Day through simultaneous nationwide drumming to promote diversity, multicultural, and harmony of our community. We’ve had many ethnic groups in many cities across over 6 ...
Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1

Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1

**** COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Some Nova Scotia Museums to Reopen July 1 —————————————————————– Some provincial museum sites will reopen on Wednesday, July 1, with new measures in place to ensure people can safely enjoy their visits. “Our museums provide unique learning experiences, showcasing past events and ways of life that have shaped our communities and ...
Canada Day 2020 – Virtual Celebrations

Canada Day 2020 – Virtual Celebrations

**** HRM Media Release Canada Day 2020 – Virtual Celebrations Mayor Mike Savage and members of Regional Council are inviting residents to join in the first virtual Canada Day celebrations on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Halifax was selected by Canadian Heritage and CBC to take part in a national virtual Canada Day celebration. Halifax will ...
Guidelines Released for Summer Day Camps

Guidelines Released for Summer Day Camps

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Guidelines Released for Summer Day Camps —————————————————————- Day camps across Nova Scotia can reopen provided they have a plan in place to address public health measures. Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health, released COVID-19 guidelines all summer day camps must follow, today, June 12. “With these guidelines, children will ...
Free Fishing June 6 and 7

Free Fishing June 6 and 7

**** FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE Media Release Free Fishing June 6 and 7 —————————————————————- Nova Scotians are encouraged to try sportfishing during the annual Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, June 6 and June 7. Anglers can fish without a general fishing licence on those dates. All bag limits and other regulations still apply. Anglers must also take precautions to ...
Mays Performing Virtual Show in Support of the Nova Scotia SPCA

Mays Performing Virtual Show in Support of the Nova Scotia SPCA

**** NS SPCA Media Release Mays Performing Virtual Show in Support of the Nova Scotia SPCA Matt Mays, JUNO Award winning singer-songwriter, is hosting a virtual show in support of the Nova Scotia SPCA on Saturday, May 30 at 9:00pm ADT. All personal donations made at www.novascotiaspca.ca/mattmays will be matched by J & W Murphy Foundation from ...
Virtual 5k Olivia’s AT Warriors coming in June

Virtual 5k Olivia’s AT Warriors coming in June

**** Info via  Canadahelps.org Virtual 5k Olivia’s AT Warriors We are on a mission to raise money to help find a cure for Ataxia Telangiectasia or AT. We will be running or walking a Virtual 5k on June 20th, 2020. We are doing this for all AT kids, but also for one in particular, 7 ...
Nova Scotia RCMP recognizes National Police Week

Nova Scotia RCMP recognizes National Police Week

**** RCMP Media Release Nova Scotia RCMP recognizes National Police Week This week, the Nova Scotia RCMP is recognizing National Police Week, a public education campaign began back in 1970 as a way for the police to connect with their communities and to increase awareness about the services they provide. This year’s theme is “One ...
Sophie’s Story Part 2: The big heart and big donation for a stranger

Sophie’s Story Part 2: The big heart and big donation for a stranger

**** Written by Crystal Yeo for WFMHFX Back in February, we shared a story about Sophie, an 11 year old who was embarking on an act of kindness to help a stranger. Inspired by her grandfather, who has now recovered from his battle with prostate cancer, Sophie wanted to help someone in need and decided ...
Stan Rogers Folk Festival cancelled this year

Stan Rogers Folk Festival cancelled this year

**** Info via Festival Dear friends, We are heartbroken to announce that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 24th edition of the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, scheduled for July 23 to 26, 2020. The following were the basis for our decision: 1. There is a very high likelihood that the isolation measures ...
Mark your calendars for a fall Bluenose Marathon

Mark your calendars for a fall Bluenose Marathon

**** Bluenose Marathon Release Join us for all the fun and excitement of Blue Nose in November. Myles has decided to throw on some plaid, have a slice of pumpkin pie, jump in a pile of leaves and of course Giv’er Good! We did our very best to pick a date that wouldn’t interfere with ...
Announcement:  cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

Announcement: cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo

**** Info via the NS Tattoo It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the cancellation of the 2020 edition of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. The Tattoo has been celebrating the bond of friendship since 1979 never missing a beat, but sometimes the show cannot go on. Public safety and the safety ...
Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon will be postponed to the fall of 2020

Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon will be postponed to the fall of 2020

**** Bluenose Marathon Statement Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon will be postponed to the fall of 2020. Your safety and well-being has always been and will continue to be our top priority. We have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and given the recent advice of the Premier and health authorities and the continuing evolution of ...
It is with sadness and disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

It is with sadness and disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

**** Info via Event Facebook Page It is with sadness and disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Given the circumstances surrounding public gatherings and COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event, originally scheduled for Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. We ...
Tim Hortons® Announces Changes to Roll Up The Rim To Win® in Light of Current Public Health Environment

Tim Hortons® Announces Changes to Roll Up The Rim To Win® in Light of Current Public Health Environment

**** Info via Tim Hortons Tim Hortons® Announces Changes to Roll Up The Rim To Win® in Light of Current Public Health Environment Tim Hortons announced changes today to its iconic Roll Up The Rim To Win contest running between March 11 to April 7, 2020 throughout Canada. Tim Hortons is eliminating paper Roll Up ...
Due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, the IIHF Council has agreed to cancel the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

Due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, the IIHF Council has agreed to cancel the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

**** IIHF Publication / Adam Steiss Due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the IIHF Council has agreed today to cancel the 2020 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, following a recommendation by public health experts. Subject to formal approval by the IIHF Congress, the 2020 hosts cities Halifax and Truro will instead ...
(Rescheduled) WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley is coming to Halifax for the UCW’s 13th Anniversary Show (fun!)

(Rescheduled) WWE Hall Of Famer Mick Foley is coming to Halifax for the UCW’s 13th Anniversary Show (fun!)

**** Event info via UCW Update Mick Foley! This looks fun. !!Huge News!!! UCW’s 13th Anniversary Show details We have news regarding the UCW Anniversary shows. We have officially postponed the May 8th and May 9th events that were scheduled for the Spryfield Lions Rink. The new dates will be September 11th & September 12th ...
Public Service Announcement Residents invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at Halifax Central Library

Public Service Announcement Residents invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at Halifax Central Library

**** HRM Media Release Public Service Announcement Residents invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at Halifax Central Library The Halifax Regional Municipality, Halifax Public Libraries and the African Nova Scotian and Racially Visible Women’s Network, are inviting residents to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 at Halifax Central Library on Monday. The free event will celebrate ...
The MINEVILLE EARTH DAY ROADSIDE CLEANUP will be held on SATURDAY APRIL 18

The MINEVILLE EARTH DAY ROADSIDE CLEANUP will be held on SATURDAY APRIL 18

**** Info via the Mineville Community Facebook page SAVE THE DATE: The MINEVILLE EARTH DAY ROADSIDE CLEANUP will be held on SATURDAY APRIL 18. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of ‘Earth Day’! We encourage everyone to join us at Bennett Park on April 18 to help us take part in the ‘Earth Day Great ...
(Cancelled) Help Support the Kyle Currie Memorial Golf Classic

(Cancelled) Help Support the Kyle Currie Memorial Golf Classic

**** Event info **EVENT CANCELED** “Unfortunate news. With all thats going on I have been unable to do any work on this Tournament and I sure can’t ask local businesses and people to support it when folks are laid off or shut down completely. Also when this thing does start to clear up, I dont ...
Help save an animal by doing something sweet!

Help save an animal by doing something sweet!

**** NS SPCA Release (NS SPCA) Great cause! Info via the NS SPCA “Help save an animal by doing something sweet 1️⃣ Click on http://help.spcans.ca/bakesale and create a free account 🥳 2️⃣ Share your personalized page on social media and encourage your friends, family members, and colleagues to donate to the SPCA on your page ...
Sneak peek: Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life makes its North American debut at the Museum of Natural History this February

Sneak peek: Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life makes its North American debut at the Museum of Natural History this February

**** Info via the Museum of Natural History ** Note: Phitos in this post are no substitute for seeing this display in person! Egyptian Mummies and Eternal Life makes its North American debut at the Museum of Natural History this February. In collaboration with the noted Museo Egizio of Florence, Italy, this exhibition features more than ...
Gearing up to fight lung disease at inaugural Stair Heroes event

Gearing up to fight lung disease at inaugural Stair Heroes event

**** HRFE Media Release (edited) (EVENT) Gearing up to fight lung disease at inaugural Stair Heroes event Adventure seekers, athletes, families and first responders, attended the first-ever stair climb event in Halifax On February 16th, 2020. The Stair Heroes event, which is a partnership between the Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Fire ...
Africville Honoured on Heritage Day

Africville Honoured on Heritage Day

****COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE Media Release Africville Honoured on Heritage Day ————————————————————— The community of Africville and its former residents are an important part of Nova Scotia’s history and culture. That is why Africville is being honoured on Heritage Day, Monday, Feb. 17. “Heritage Day is a time to commemorate the remarkable individuals and places that have contributed ...
Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Historic Display For African Heritage Month

Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency Historic Display For African Heritage Month

If you are around Alderney Landing, make sure you swing by the display (across from Tims) and check out the HRFE historic display for African Heritage Month. There is strength in the displays stories. . . . ...
In honour of African Heritage Month, RCMP welcomed some of the incredible women who are featured in tge bokk “HerStory”

In honour of African Heritage Month, RCMP welcomed some of the incredible women who are featured in tge bokk “HerStory”

**** Info via RCMP In honour of African Heritage Month, RCMP welcomed some of the incredible women who are featured in “HerStory,” a book authored by Sgt. Craig Smith that tells the story of 40 black women across Canada who have made differences in Canadian law enforcement. Black women making a difference in law enforcement. ...
(Cancelled) Clear vision set for EcoEndurance Challenge 2020

(Cancelled) Clear vision set for EcoEndurance Challenge 2020

**** Halifax SAR Release Clear vision set for EcoEndurance Challenge 2020. **** Update:  Cancelled this year due to COVID-19 . . The EcoEndurance Challenge 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the E2C event- and the end of an era for the event. Organizers are promising to make this years event the best one ever. Through ...
2020 Marks The 13th Anniversary of the Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

2020 Marks The 13th Anniversary of the Halifax St. Patrick’s Day Parade

In its current iteration, the parade brings together Irish and non-Irish alike to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in our city! The parade has grown year after year and is not to be a missed event in Halifax. Come out on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 1pm. The parade marches through historic Irishtown beginning at Terminal ...