Halifax airport to implement temperature screenings next week

Halifax airport to implement temperature screenings next week

On Sept. 23, the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) will begin temperature screening at Halifax Stanfield as part of its response to COVID-19. According to CATSA, the screenings are for both passengers and airport workers entering the secure area at Halifax Stanfield. A spokesperson for the airport, Tiffany Chase, said the temperature screening…

Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians get five more weekends of access to George’s Island

Haligonians will be allowed to visit Georges Island for an additional five weekends this year. Parks Canada announced Tuesday that they’ll be extending the visitor season to the national historic site. The news comes after a high demand for tickets to the island which was not open to the public until this August after…

Famous Halifax boat builder dies at Northwood due to COVID-19

Famous Halifax boat builder dies at Northwood due to COVID-19

Founder of Rosborough Boats of Halifax, N.S., James Doug Rosborough, passed away in Northwood April 23 due to COVID-19 complications, according to his company’s website. READ MORE: Northwood COVID-19 outbreak ‘stabilized,’ but won’t end for a number of weeks: Strang Rosborough Boats said in a statement that Doug was a self-educated naval designer who…

Okanagan student wins gold at national website design competition

Okanagan student wins gold at national website design competition

An Okanagan student topped the field this week at a national website design competition. Aidan Eglin, a Grade 11 student at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong, competed in the technology division at the Skills Canada event in Halifax. His website entry on a maritime seafood restaurant was judged the best of all the…

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation - Halifax

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation – Halifax

The transformation of Argyle Street and Grafton Street into a modern urban plaza has not gone unnoticed. StreetsblogUSA, an urban planning and design website, has named the stretch of downtown Halifax, N.S., as one of their six best urban street transformations of 2017. READ MORE: ‘Going to be completely fabulous’: Tender awarded for Argyle and…

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation

Halifax’s Argyle Street nominated for best street transformation

The transformation of Argyle Street and Grafton Street into a modern urban plaza has not gone unnoticed. StreetsblogUSA, an urban planning and design website, has named the stretch of downtown Halifax, N.S., as one of their six best urban street transformations of 2017. READ MORE: ‘Going to be completely fabulous’: Tender awarded for Argyle…