First Bell: Spring 2021

Hockey is back (sort of) This season has been a moving target for hockey fans. Not long after the last issue of Our Children published, the second wave of COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia, forcing the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the hometown Halifax Mooseheads to suspend play. In late January, play was resuming for the Nova […]

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, […]

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First Bell: summer 2020

by Olivia Malley Bodies in motion While your kids may be confined to a smaller space than they are used to, that doesn’t mean they still can’t keep up their physical activity. Participaction is a national nonprofit focused on getting Canadians up and active. The organization has rounded up some great resources to keep your […]

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 […]

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First Bell: Fall 2017

By Our Children Artistically speaking… If you have a junior artist budding in your family and would like to supply some inspiration, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a must-visit. It offers free admission on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. …or artistically working If just seeing completed art in a gallery isn’t inspiration […]

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Out and about

Looking for fun, family-friendly outings in the city? There’s lots to see and do in Halifax this winter

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