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Africville, Halifax in 1965
Anne Theriault | Halifax is a lovely place with lovely people who live in it. But it has a big, big problem with race. And it's time to deal with it.
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Ella Bedard | We've got some energizing victories and momentous protests. Check it out!
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Stephen Kimber | They were different men at different stages of their personal lives and professional careers. No matter. They will be missed.
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Stephen Kimber | It can't happen here. It won't happen here. It -- almost -- did. But what is "it"?
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Stephen Kimber | Last week, Halifax city councillors filled up three hours debating a 142-unit twin tower development before voting nine to six to -- wait for it: approve the project. Why?
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Stephen Kimber | Last weekend, Stephen Harper trotted out his own trusty troika for a photo op/announcement during the Halifax International Security Forum, a.k.a. Peter's Playground (official cost: $2.49 million).
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Wayne Roberts | 500 food advocates gathered in Halifax to talk about what the food movement has achieved and what their powerhouse can accomplish next.
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Stephen Kimber | In the wake of the events in Ottawa, we can't give in to the everything-is-changed-forever-and-we-must-change-everything-forever hysteria. We need to remain calm and Canadian.
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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.
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Stephen Kimber | We need more people taking public transit. But to accomplish that, we clearly need something more than more of the same from Metro... er, Halifax Transit.
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Stephen Kimber | Perhaps Halifax's Be-Bold Brigade should read the city's urban development history to glimpse the days of future past they're so eager to re-create.
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Ralph Surette | The word "vision" is thrown around a lot these days as the ingredient that we lack in Nova Scotia. Alas, I'd say we have too much vision -- of the wrong kind.