Halifax companies involved about plan to show Spring Backyard Street transit-only – Halifax |

Halifax planners are proposing a year-long pilot challenge that will have Spring Backyard Street between South Park and Queen streets closed to visitors through the day. In a report, planners say the intention of the challenge is to “enhance the hall for pedestrians and transit,” and “beautify” the world. The streetscaping challenge will see sidewalks widened and the roadway narrowed to provide precedence to pedestrians and transit.
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Jordan Slew at the double before Halifax hold off Torquay comeback

Jordan Slew scored twice before Halifax held off a late comeback to win 3-2 at Torquay. Slew opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with a low drive into the bottom corner. Slew had his second just two minutes into the second half, drilling the ball into the top corner, before former Torquay forward Billy Waters put them three up.
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Is buy now pay later use considered by mortgage lenders?

Potential homebuyers looking to take out a mortgage are being warned about using buy now, pay later schemes, after it was revealed that four major lenders are quizzing borrowers about their use when they apply for decisions in principle. Buy now, pay later allows shoppers to defer or split payments...

QMJHL Roundup: Dufour scores league-best 18th goal as Sea Dogs win in OT

ST. JOHN, N.B. — Ryan Francis scored late in the third period and William Dufour scored early in overtime to lead the Saint John Sea Dogs to a 5-4 come-from-behind overtime victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in the QMJHL Saturday. Yanic Crete, Jacob Chantler and Josh Lawrence also scored for...

REDS Fall To Top Ranked Huskies

(HALIFAX, NS) The U SPORTS No. 1 ranked Saint Mary's Huskies scored with 6.6 seconds to play to beat the No. 7 UNB REDS 2-1, on Saturday afternoon. Saturday's game was a marquee showdown between the top two teams in the conference; the Huskies, who came into the game riding a nine game winning streak, and a REDS team that had handed the Huskies one of their two losses of the season, a 4-3 OT thriller on October 15th.

Dove-McFalls Paces REDS In Win

(HALIFAX, NS) The UNB REDS scored three times in the second period on route to a 4-1 win over the Saint Mary's Huskies on Saturday. The Huskies conceded the first goal of the game while they were short-handed, as the REDS Joe Gatenby (Kelowna, BC) scored with just over two minutes remaining in the period, sending UNB into the first intermission with a one goal lead.

For lonely seniors, connection is key this holiday season

Ellen Pottie says she’s one of the lucky ones. When the COVID-19 pandemic first shut down much of Nova Scotia, it shut out Pottie from socializing at the Spencer House Seniors Centre in Halifax. It closed along with other community gathering spaces under the province’s public health measures. But Pottie...

Former N.S. therapeutic massage therapist sentenced to 4 years in jail for violent sexual assault |

Warning: This story accommodates disturbing particulars. Discretion is suggested. A former therapeutic massage therapist instructed a Halifax courtroom he feels “horrible” about sexually assaulting a lady with violence a number of years in the past earlier than he was sentenced to 4 years in jail. Trevor Jordan Stevens attended a...

Halifax comes alive

As we learn to live with the pandemic, the city abounds with sports, concerts, theatre, festivals, film, and lights — just in time for the holidays. Feeling a bit too virtual these days? A little drained and screen-dried? Lockdowns, masking, and distancing will do that. Despite another autumn of high...

Halifax Business Leaders Say Proposed Tax Increase Is Unaffordable

HALIFAX – To say small businesses have had a hard time over the past two years would be an understatement. In fact, it’s hard to conjure up the words to describe the burdens put on entrepreneurs during Covid-19; lockdowns, reduced foot traffic, and reduced consumer confidence are only a few.

Virtua Tennis 2

Virtua Tennis 2, known as Power Smash 2 (パワースマッシュ2) in Japan, is the direct sequel to Virtua Tennis. It was developed by Hitmaker and published by Sega in 2001 for Sega NAOMI arcade hardware as either a ROM board or a GD-ROM before being brought to the Sega Dreamcast and later PlayStation 2.

Martin Lewis explains how viewers can make £150 before Christmas

On the Christmas Special of his ITV show the Money Saving Expert said with only one month left until the big day, Britons could switch bank accounts with many paying the sweetener in time. Eighty one percent of people who have switched banks said it was easy and hassle free.
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Halifax considers taking over housing from the province

On Tuesday, Halifax Regional Council met to discuss a motion on whether the municipality should do more when it comes to housing, among other things. The four-part motion originated from a report council requested back in January 2018 by downtown Halifax councillor Waye Mason. Two city staff, Jill MacLennan from...

ATM outage frustrates Knaresborough stallholders

Ted Wray is one of a number of stallholders who do not have a card machine. Stallholders have vented their frustration over an ATM outage in Knaresborough’s town centre where there is no longer a bank. Both the cash machines at the Tesco Express and the Sainsbury’s Local on the...

UK house price growth expectations strengthen month-on-month, says Knight Frank

PETALING JAYA (Nov 25): Supply chains came under strain in September affecting business confidence, but not UK households’ belief in the residential property market, which remained steadfastly upbeat in relation to house prices, according to Knight Frank Malaysia associate director, international residential project marketing, Dominic Heaton-Watson. Heaton-Watson said in a...