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Off the Beaten Path in Eastern Canada

Shoptiques | Posted 04.19.2017 | Travel

Exploring Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia Everyone visits Toronto and Montreal on their Canadian adventures--with good reason--but for those who wan...

These Kids Have The Coolest Way To Keep The Homeless Warm This Winter

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.21.2015 | Good News

A group of youngsters and a mom in Canada made a kind-hearted gesture last weekend to help homeless people in Halifax, Nova Scotia, stay warm this win...

2 Air France Flights Bound For Paris Diverted After Bomb Threats

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.18.2015 | World

Two Paris-bound Air France airliners were diverted Tuesday night after bomb threats. Air France said both flights were ordered grounded after takeoff ...

Memoir in Fantasia: Defining the Indefinable With Buck 65's Wicked and Weird Tales

Jaime Lubin | Posted 08.20.2016 | Home
Jaime Lubin

The acclaimed Canadian hip-hop artist, producer, and radio host is speaking to me via Skype about his new memoir Wicked and Weird: The Amazing Tales of Buck 65, unaware that he's just made the understatement of the century.

Visit a Part of France You've Never Heard of (PHOTOS)

Laura Lippstone | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Imagine a trip to France where you don't have to sweat the red eye across the ocean. That's because this place is much closer to the Empire State Building than the Eiffel Tower.

Canada by Plane, Train, Boat, or Automobile

Findery | Posted 06.28.2015 | Travel

Canada is an amazing country for long road trips. In fact, there is so much to see that you kind of want to have your own car to drive around and explore.

Air Canada Flight Slides Off Halifax Runway, Injuring More Than 20

Reuters | Mark Blinch | Posted 03.30.2015 | World

By Mark Blinch HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, March 29 (Reuters) - An Air Canada plane slid off a runway and suffered heavy damage while landing in the east...

Canadian Deal Destinations for Off-Season Travel

Henrik Kjellberg | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Henrik Kjellberg

Most of the country experiences off-season in autumn, so now is the perfect time to take advantage of lower hotel prices before the holidays hit, and check out some fantastic destinations.

Ships Ahoy in Halifax -- Cunard, Titanic and Sea Migrants: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 4

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I've been told several times already "you are now standing on the Equator" and "you are now crossing the Arctic Circle," but this is the first time I've been warned "you are halfway between the Equator and the North Pole."

A Love Letter to Boston

Anne Theriault | Posted 06.21.2013 | Impact
Anne Theriault

Boston, what I really want to say is thank you. Thank you for helping us when we were down. Thank you for saving my great-grandfather. Thank you for my life. I've never met you, but I love you.

PHOTOS: Relive The Titanic

Posted 04.16.2012 | World

Wish you'd lived in 1912? For 12 days, the passengers of the MS Balmoral Titanic may feel like they do. To commemorate the anniversary of the sink...

Newspaper Chain Forcing Employees To Sign Awful Contract

Poynter. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Media

Employees at the 16 papers now owned by Halifax Media Group are being asked to sign an agreement that allows the company to fire them anytime but prev...

New York Times Memo Further Explains Sale Of Regional Papers | Posted 02.27.2012 | Media

The New York Times Co. announced this afternoon that it's selling its Regional Media Group newspapers to Halifax for $143 million. (Earlier post.) Fro...

New York Times To Sell Its Regional Media Group | Posted 02.18.2012 | Media

I'm told that Halifax Media is buying the New York Times Regional Media Group....

VOTE: Hip-Hop Arts Festival May Exclude Graffiti

Posted 10.19.2011 | Arts

The Hip-Hop Hopscotch Festival in Halifax, Nova Scotia is billed as a "celebration of urban arts," but should graffiti have a place in the festivities...

Scare Tactics in Climate Change and Addiction

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Here's the thing -- the data in Canada, where the legal gambling age is 18-19, depending on the province -- is that most young people take it or leave it.

Africville apology is a start, not an end

Mike Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Barber

Last week's apology by city of Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly, for the evictions and razing of the African-Canadian community of Africville in Nova Scotia ...

Arctic Security: The New Great Game? | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Arctic Security: The New Great Game? In 2007, Russia laid claim to parts of the Arctic seabeda historic first and an act that has been challenged by C...

Halifax Int'l Security Forum Keynote with Robert M. Gates | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Halifax Int'l Security Forum Keynote with Robert M. Gates The honorable Robert M. Gates delivers the keynote speech at the Halifax International Secur...

Lost & Found: How a Three-Year-Old Survived 52 Hours in the Woods (and How You Can Too)

Ben Sherwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Sherwood

The story of Joshua Childers presents an opportunity to revisit the most important survival rule if you get lost in the woods (or anywhere else for that matter).