Seeing Orange

The power in the message that Every Child Matters By Ameeta Vohra On Sept. 30, there will be a sea of orange at schools within Halifax Regional Municipality and Nova Scotia. Once again, Orange Shirt Day will take place all across the country. Also known as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, this annual […]

March Break or Bust!

With pandemic travel precautions, families are rediscovering the joys of at-home vacations By Janet Whitman After almost a year of home-schooling stints, physical-distancing, mask-wearing, bubbling, and other on-and-off measures to grapple with COVID-19, March break won’t be like we remember.  Trips to warm and sunny Walt Disney World, or even cold and snowy New Brunswick, […]

Love of the game

Even when competition is postponed, parents play a key role in helping high-performance kids excel while having fun By Kim Hart Macneill The first year Angela Sanford’s three boys were slated to play on different basketball teams, she and her husband decided that was the end of basketball. The boys traditionally played baseball in the […]

Building a better break

Here are our choices for some of the best March break options in HRM By Katie Ingram   Between the holiday season and summer vacation is another magical time of year: March break. While the break does come with a vacation from tests, quizzes, and projects, it doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do. Halifax has […]

Reducing the cost of education

These smart shopping tips can help parents keep the back-to-school bill under control

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