The second official National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is Friday, September 30th 2022. A day to honour the First Nations, Métis and Inuit survivors of the Residential Schools, remember those who never returned, and reflect on our country’s and province’s history.

Keep reading for ways you can honour the day here in K'jipuktuk!

Wear An Orange Shirt

First established in 2013, Orange Shirt Day recognizes and raises awareness of the harm done by the residential school system to Indigenous families and children. The Orange Shirt was chosen as a reminder that Every Child Matters by Phyllis Webstad, whose brand new orange shirt was stripped from her on her first day of school when she was just 6 years old, a day she’s never forgotten. Read…

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With the arrival of the Fall season comes the likely arrival of Fall hurricanes. The first of this season, Hurricane Fiona, is making its way to Halifax, predicted to hit Atlantic Canada this weekend as a "potent post-tropical storm". The Canadian Hurricane Centre warns us of potential heavy rains, damaging winds and flooding.

As longtime Haligonians, we're well acquainted with the damage a Fall storm can do in Halifax - does Hurricane Juan or Hurricane Dorian ring a bell? When your home is well prepared though, watching the leaves twirl and the sky open up with rain can be quite enjoyable and strangely relaxing. Prepare your home for Fall storms right with the following tips so you can sit back and relax while mother nature does it's thing.

Street of Homes in Fall

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Fall is such a wonderful time to live in Halifax. Pumpkins adorn doorsteps in every neighbourhood, changing leaves make for stunning Fall scenery at every turn, the cool temperature is a welcome break from the heat of August, and there's plenty of fun seasonal activities going on to get you in the Fall mood.

Keep reading for all the Fall events and things to do in and around Halifax this year.

Halifax Waterfront Fall decor

Meet Your Farmer During Atlantic Open Farm Day

September 18th | Online & participating farms in nova scotia, pei & new brunswick

Where does our food come from? Atlantic Open Farm Day is our chance to get an in-depth look at how our local farmers get food to our tables. Farms and ranches all over Nova Scotia, PEI and New Brunswick will welcome us in…

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Halifax's back to school season is upon us once again!  If you're a parent with kids in school, or a student yourself (or both!), then you're all too familiar with how crazy busy things are about to get. When trying to make time for homework, family, kids, household chores, extra curriculars and at least a little bit of me-time, sleep often gets pushed to the bottom of our priority lists. It's kind of a catch-22 though, getting not just some sleep but good sleep is key to being able to do all these things! So how do you integrate a good night's sleep in your busy routine this school year? Read on for our favourite hacks for a good nights sleep!

Alarm Clock with sleeping person in background

Start Your Night Routine Early

Do you ever procrastinate your night routine? When the day is done and…

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