Halifax

Halifax RCMP Arrest The Same Drunk Driver 3 Times In 3 Weeks

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada

Luckily, no one was injured.

► Syrian Refugees Respond With Food After 'Racist Attack' In Halifax

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada

They wanted to thank the Canadian government for bringing them here, and hope to give something back.

Halifax Police Officers Take Pledge To Believe Sexual Assault Victims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada

The force says sexual assault survivors may not report out of fear they won't be believed.

Black Church Scrubs Name Of Halifax Founder Who Was Accused Of Genocide

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada

"Here's a church named after a man who attempted to exterminate another race of people of colour.''

► 5 Fishermen Rescued From Vicious Storm Near Newfoundland

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2017 | Canada

"It was a pretty dangerous situation."

Halifax Sex Assault Victim Couldn't Give Consent. A Judge Gave It For Her

Glen Canning | Posted 03.04.2017 | Canada Living
Glen Canning

What happened in Halifax is but an example of what's wrong with our criminal justice system - it turns "sexual assault" into "sex" and debates consent the entire trial while not once stopping to ask, "Does it make sense to anyone that this woman, in this state, would consent to having sex with anyone, let alone a total stranger?" Judge Gregory Lenehan believed it made sense and, in essence, gave consent on a young woman's behalf to something she doesn't even remember.

Brutal Blizzard Smashes Into Maritimes

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2017 | Canada

Police expect driving conditions to be treacherous and are advising people to stay off the roads.

Halifax Ammo Depot Is At Risk Of A 'Catastrophic' Fire: Report

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2017 | Canada

HALIFAX — A major munitions depot in Halifax is at high risk of a " catastrophic'' fire that could kill military personnel, destroy millions of doll...

Halifax Trump Tracker Is A Hilarious/Depressing Sign Of The Times

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.10.2017 | Canada

You won't know whether to laugh or cry.

85-Year-Old Halifax Woman Dragged, Beaten In Home Invasion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada

This is the second home invasion involving a senior in Halifax in two days.

Halifax Rapper Who Preached Peace In Music Charged With Murder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada

The 21-year-old is facing a second-degree murder charge.

Dalhousie University Apologizes For Faculty Striptease

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada

Two faculty undressed down to underwear to Def Leppard's song "Pour Some Sugar On Me.''

You'll Need To Earn This Much To Afford A House In Canada

Workopolis | Posted 09.23.2016 | Canada Business
Workopolis

From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market is a hot topic of discussion these days. But what do houses really cost these days?

Try Not To Fall In Love With Halifax After Watching This

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.03.2017 | Canada Travel

Looking for Canada's best fish and chips? Well, you've come to the right place.

Halifax Taxi Industry In 'Crisis' After Series Of Alleged Sex Assaults

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada

There have been four alleged sexual assaults by cab drivers in three months.

Halifax Honours The Victims Of Baghdad's Karrada Bombing

Aya Al-Hakim | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Living
Aya Al-Hakim

Candles were lit in downtown Halifax for the souls lost in Baghdad's Karrada bombing. Around 100 people gathered in silence at the corner of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street to take a stand against violence and fear.

Halifax Salon To Charge Women And Men Same Price For Haircuts

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Style

"Why are we charging her $20 more because she's a woman?"

The Internet Fell In Love With This Halifax Cop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2016 | Canada Impact

Facebook and Twitter users have called the original photo an "awesome'' and "heartwarming'' show of compassionate policing.

B.C. Government Masters The Art Of Political Spin

Dermod Travis | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Canadians have come to expect that politicians will take a few liberties with facts as they spin issues to suit their purpose. A master practitioner of the art form is the B.C. government, with spin that can be light in the accuracy department.

Norovirus Hits Hundreds Of Passengers On Halifax-Bound Ship

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada

Over 250 of 915 passengers on the Balmoral had reported being ill as of late Monday.

Small Town Hospitality Soothes Rough Start For Syrian Family

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Impact

"Without this help ... I probably would have made the decision to go back to Jordan."

Teens Charged After Bag Of Guns Found Near N.S. School

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada

Two teens were arrested Tuesday.

Chrystia Freeland's 'Public' TPP Consultations Are Anything But

Sujata Dey | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Business
Sujata Dey

On the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), International Trade minister Chrystia Freeland has claimed to be in "listening mode." And she says no decision has been made yet. It is widely reported that she is touring the country to hear Canadians on the TPP. But it is not clear whom she is actually consulting.

Rapist's Weekends-Only Sentence Is 'Disheartening': Women's Advocate

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada

A Halifax man told his victim she looked “like someone who just got raped.”

This 'Human Library' Put A Face To The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Aya Al-Hakim | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Aya Al-Hakim

The Palestinians and Jews of the community posed as a "human library" on Palestine. Each had a desk and a sign specifying if they were Palestinian Canadian, Palestinian Israeli, Jewish Israeli or Canadian Jew. Each had a story to tell on how the conflict affected them personally.