Public health & human rights officials to wheelchair users: PFO Feb28

Public health & human rights officials to wheelchair users: PFO

By Parker Wednesday in Halifax, six prominent disability rights activists will ask the Supreme Court to order Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Commission to do its job. The activists want the court to order the commission to hear their complaint against Environment Minister Margaret Miller and Chief Medical Officer of Health Robert Strang …read more Source: The...

Public health & human rights officials to wheelchair users: PFO Feb28

Public health & human rights officials to wheelchair users: PFO

By Parker Wednesday in Halifax, six prominent disability rights activists will ask the Supreme Court to order Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Commission to do its job. The activists want the court to order the commission to hear their complaint against Environment Minister Margaret Miller and Chief Medical Officer of Health Robert Strang …read more Source: The...

Getting Answers For My Stomach Issues Feb28

Getting Answers For My Stomach Issues

By Katie Rose I know on here I usually focus on the positive side of things when it comes to my fitness and health. From body positivity to workouts, I love letting you all into my tips and tricks. But, sometimes there are health issues lurking underneath that need to be dealt with …read more Source: Wild...

GroundWire | Feb 27 Feb27

GroundWire | Feb 27

By GroundWire Production Sanctuary City, Workers in Halifax Commemorate Strike, Indigenous Writing and Literacy …read more Source: Halifax Media...

The Packing List #45 – February 26, 2017 – Find Love In A Hopeless Place (The Airport)

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! Is it just me or has the pace of 2017 been both super fast and criminally exhausting? In addition to the real world, I’ve been planning two …read more Source: Bite Sized...

Science is not my religion

By Diana After I wrote about the study that supposedly showed that consumption of vegetables and fruit has no bearing on cancer development someone commented on facebook that I was undermining “real science” and supporting pseudo-science hacks. I think this raises an important issue when it comes to science and …read more Source: Bite My...

What Will I Be Drinking While Watching the Oscars Feb25

What Will I Be Drinking While Watching the Oscars

By darmyers The Oscar’s are my Super Bowl! I am a huge movie fan and I love all the awards show. I am one of those people that are in Oscar pools, and watch every award being given out, including film editing and costume design. And although I picked …read more Source: Wine-In My...

Our Family Weekend With Ford Canada: Part 2 Feb24

Our Family Weekend With Ford Canada: Part 2

By Katie Rose As You saw from Monday’s Post, Ford Canada lent us a Ford Flex to drive around for Family Day Long weekend and inspired us to get outside as a family. Sundays, have always been family night suppers at my parents and with my Mother’s birthday dinner being …read more Source: Wild...

Follow Friday: @fatnutritionist

By Diana This week I’m telling you all that you should follow Michelle Allison (aka @fatnutritionist). That is, if you don’t already. Michelle is a dietitian in Toronto who is a strong advocate for loving your body, no matter its size, and for being friends with food. She has the best …read more Source: Bite My...

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday) Feb23

The Halifax Real Estate Blog Weekly Market Rant and Statistics Update, by Jeremiah Wallace of ViewPoint Realty (Every Thursday)

Halifax (HRM) Residential Market Statistic Update for the Week of February 16th-23rd, 2017(Previous weeks numbers in brackets)*Previous Year’s Stats​ Total MarketNew Listings: 212 (178, 290, 316, 265) 266Sold: 103 (79, 91, 85, 96) *100Sale To Listing Ratio: 49% (44%, 31%, 27%, 36%) *38%Price Changes: 86 (94, 137, 133, …read more Source: Halifax Real Estate...

Twinning past the graveyard Feb22

Twinning past the graveyard

By Parker I attended the highway twinning discussion in Sydney Tuesday night, one of a dozen sessions the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is holding around the province to gauge support for highway tolls as a way to speed up seven highway twinning projects on the department’s wish …read more Source: The...

Twinning past the graveyard Feb22

Twinning past the graveyard

By Parker I attended the highway twinning discussion in Sydney Tuesday night, one of a dozen sessions the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is holding around the province to gauge support for highway tolls as a way to speed up seven highway twinning projects on the department’s wish …read more Source: The...

Our Family Weekend With Ford Canada: Part 1 Feb22

Our Family Weekend With Ford Canada: Part 1

By Katie Rose This past weekend as you know, was Family Day weekend ending in a holiday Monday. We were given a Ford Flex from Ford Canada to cruise in for the weekend and test out. Rob is in need of a new vehicle and knowing how much we love our …read more Source: Wild...

Forget Secretly Cheating, We Just Do Our Own Thing Feb20

Forget Secretly Cheating, We Just Do Our Own Thing

By Michael Cusden Catchy title eh? Don’t worry. It’s not what you think? I don’t have the energy to pull that off. I am quite happy with one special person in my life. No, the title is referring to cheating on the person you binge watch Netflix shows with. Yes, it’s true. A …read more Source: Like A...

The Packing List #44 – February 19, 2017 – Fight For Your (Digital Privacy) Rights (While Traveling)

By kristaspurr The Bite-sized Travel Packing List is an email newsletter about travel, planning, packing, nifty finds & more! Click here to subscribe Hello! It’s been quite a week in my corner of Canada, where we got approximately 70cm (~28 inches) of snow over a few days. I’m very tired, but …read more Source: Bite Sized...

Why you shouldn’t invite an RD to an Arbonne party

By Diana Bat illustration by Ali Haines on flickr. Used under a Creative Commons Licence I recently attended an Arbonne party. In my defence, I was lured by the rare opportunity to socialize in this small city. I also had managed to confuse Arbonne with Avon. Expecting an evening …read more Source: Bite My...

Storm Wine Feb18

Storm Wine

By darmyers On Tuesday, January 31st of this year my friend Beth and I went running on a trail. You can see by the picture how much snow was on the ground… very little. And then this happened…. <img data-attachment-id="3076" data-permalink="https://darlenemyers.com/2017/02/18/storm-wine-3/halifax-storm-3/" data-orig-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/halifax-storm-3.jpg?w=450" data-orig-size="800,450" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta='{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}' data-image-title="halifax-storm-3" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/halifax-storm-3.jpg?w=450?w=300" data-large-file="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/halifax-storm-3.jpg?w=450?w=450" src="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/halifax-storm-3.jpg?w=450" alt="halifax-storm-3" srcset="https://darmyers.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/halifax-storm-3.jpg?w=450 …read more Source: Wine-In My...

The Nuna Zaaz for Poppy Feb18

The Nuna Zaaz for Poppy

By Katie Rose After two months straight of trying to get Poppy interested in solids, it took me leaving the province for her to get it. We have been trying Poppy on purees since she was 6 months old, but each time the spoon hit her lips, she would tighten up and nothing would …read more Source: Wild...

Ignorant, incompetent, impulsive, and dictatorial, but not crazy Feb17

Ignorant, incompetent, impulsive, and dictatorial, but not crazy

By Parker Until this morning, I was inclined to agree with those, like Andrew Sullivan, who think Trump is a narcissist whose psychiatric competence to lead the western world is a legitimate matter for journalistic inquiry. A distinguished psychiatrist’s letter to the New York Times persuades me …read more Source: The...

Ignorant, incompetent, impulsive, and dictatorial, but not crazy Feb17

Ignorant, incompetent, impulsive, and dictatorial, but not crazy

By Parker Until this morning, I was inclined to agree with those, like Andrew Sullivan, who think Trump is a narcissist whose psychiatric competence to lead the western world is a legitimate matter for journalistic inquiry. A distinguished psychiatrist’s letter to the New York Times persuades me …read more Source: The...