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Halifax Jazz Festival has been grooving over 30 years

Halifax Jazz Festival has been grooving over 30 years

The festival, which begins July 10 and runs until the 15th, features performances and workshops at 15 bars, restaurants, libraries, parks and outdoor locations across the city
Old Town Clock on Citadel Hill to undergo major exterior renovation

Old Town Clock on Citadel Hill to undergo major exterior renovation

Those in the downtown area will have to check their watches or phones for the time as the clock won't be functional during the project
Local diver says Thai rescue mission is "extremely difficult"

Local diver says Thai rescue mission is "extremely difficult"

A local diver with over 35 years experience says the rescue effort underway Thailand is an extremely difficult operation.
International friendly to help gauge local talent for HFX Wanderers brass

International friendly to help gauge local talent for HFX Wanderers brass

Halifax's newest football club will be taking part in an international soccer friendly match this month in hopes of finding some local talent.
Public engagement sessions begin for proposed cultural hub

Public engagement sessions begin for proposed cultural hub

The July 12 in-person engagement session will be held at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, between 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Board of Police Commissioners says filling police chief position won't be 'last minute'

Board of Police Commissioners says filling police chief position won't be 'last minute'

Land and sea rally in Pictou to protest proposed Northern Pulp pipeline

Land and sea rally in Pictou to protest proposed Northern Pulp pipeline

"The feds should step in but so far they have been whistling and looking the other way," says Raymond Plourde with the Ecology Action Centre.
National school board conference held in Halifax, hosted by Ontario school board

National school board conference held in Halifax, hosted by Ontario school board

"As you would expect of school board members across the country, they do not agree with abolishing school boards," says former chair of the now-dissolved Halifax Regional School Board Dave Wright.
U.S. Marine Corps Band chased by Halifax protesters 'unfortunate,' says HRM mayor

U.S. Marine Corps Band chased by Halifax protesters 'unfortunate,' says HRM mayor

"Whatever we think of the policies of other governments, we shouldn't take it out on people who are here from that country," says Mayor Mike Savage.
Food professor pleased government taking its time with edible marijuana

Food professor pleased government taking its time with edible marijuana

"The smokeable version is the easy part really," says food industry expert Sylvain Charlebois. "The discretion brought by edibles is a complicated concept to regulate."
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