Ottawa commits nearly $15,000 for security upgrades at Halifax mosque

A mosque in Halifax will soon be receiving some security upgrades, thanks, in part, to the federal government. Halifax MP Andy Fillmore announced Friday that the Ummah Masjid and Community Centre will receive up to $14,812 in federal funding. The…

New art installation highlights African Nova Scotian history in hieroglyphics

A  brand new art installation in the north end of the Halifax Common is paying tribute to centuries of African Nova Scotian history, with a look forward to prosperous centuries to come. Concrete Legacy was unveiled at the Armoury Gateway…

Sackville Blazers remember Andrew Picot as brother, teammate following his sudden death

Fond memories of Andrew Picot poured in on social media on Wednesday, describing the 19-year-old rising hockey star as a brother, friend and well-respected teammate. Picot, who played for the Sackville Blazers Junior B Hockey Team, was killed in a…

Windsor man found not criminally responsible for carjacking and crash

The man behind a high-speed chase, carjacking and crash at a Lower Sackville convenience store has been found not criminally responsible for his actions. A judge made that ruling in Dartmouth provincial court on Tuesday, after a forensic psychiatrist testified…

Halifax to begin designing detailed bus corridors for Robie Street and Young Street

The next step in Halifax’s push for designated bus lanes has moved forward, targetting one of the peninsula’s busiest thoroughfares. Tuesday saw Halifax Regional Council pass a motion giving staff the go-ahead to design designated bus lanes along portions of…

Halifax police seeking suspect after alleged donation box theft

Police are requesting the public’s assistance to identify a man wanted in relation to the alleged theft of money from a donation box in Halifax. On May 20, at approximately 1:55 p.m., Halifax Regional Police received a report of a…