Two late-night convenience stores on Jubilee Road have become the centre of debate in recent weeks, after Halifax regional council proposed a municipal bylaw that would restrict their hours to an 11 p.m. closure.Read More
Jennings, Preston and Larch streets played host to thousands of partying Dalhousie University students on Oct. 1. This comes almost six months after Dal initiated a plan to address the rise of unsanctioned street parties by educating students and working with members of the community, the city, and Halifax police.Read More
Sept. 30 marks the second year Truth and Reconciliation Day has been acknowledged in Canada. This year’s observation was highlighted by a rally held in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en First Nation of British Columbia, at the Canada Federal Court of Appeal in downtown Halifax.Read More
A week after Hurricane Fiona moved through Nova Scotia, there were still students living on the Dalhousie University campus without power.
In particular, students living in the Mini Res houses and Glengary Apartments were hit the worst by power outages.
Members of Nova Scotia’s largest university union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3912 (CUPE 3912), will strike on Oct. 19 after negotiations fell through between Dalhousie University’s negotiators and the union. But some teaching assistants and part-time academics, mostly at the University of King’s College, will remain on the job.Read More
Halifax Transit is bleeding workers and students at Dalhousie University are taking much of the brunt.
The city’s public transportation department has been cancelling trips with little warning, increasing the difficulty of commuting for a student body already forced to live further from campus because of the housing shortage and rising rent costs.
Neighbours of an Edward Street home recently purchased by Dalhousie University will soon see if their efforts to save the house be successful.
The property, located on 1245 Edward St. and constructed in 1897, was acquired by Dalhousie in July 2021 and is slated to be demolished. Dalhousie has not released specific plans for the site, but sees this as an “answer to affordable housing needs.”
Residents around Dalhousie University are urging students to be more considerate after the homecoming street parties on Sept. 25. “I really do love having students in my community — for 364 days of the year,” said Larch Street resident Caitlin Lees.Read More
As classes return to campus, Dalhousie University has limited its residence capacity to 80 per cent this fall, housing around 1,800 students instead of the 2,300 they did prior to the pandemic,…Read More