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Inform Your Vote: 2020 Halifax Municipal Election

Halifax Municipal Election: Green Issue Candidate Surveys      October 17th 2020 is election day in Halifax.  Ever complained about anything?  Then, you owe it to yourself and our city to back it up with an informed vote.  Increasingly, green issues have become top of mind for many voters despite neglect from most media and […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

Top 5 Most Popular Trails In Halifax, NS

     Compiled from website traffic for the past year (2019). The top 5 most popular trails in Halifax, Nova Scotia: 5) Blue Mountain Hiking Trail 2-hour hike. 30-minute drive from downtown. Unmarked trails. Not for inexperienced hikers.      Accessible at the ends of cul-de-sacs in Hammonds Plains with no markings or designations.  The […]

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Nature Nova Scotia Stories & Rants

Halifax Giving New Meaning To ‘A Murder Of Crows’

Awe-Inspiring Nature      Possibly my favourite natural phenomenon in Halifax is the daily migration of thousands of crows in the Clayton Park area.  Their nightly congregation in the trees surrounding Mount St. Vincent University is something well known to most local residents.  I compare it to a couple of awe-inspiring natural events I’ve witnessed […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

5 Colourful Autumn Hiking & Biking Adventures In Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 Great Fall Hiking & Biking Trails In Halifax, NS      5 Adventures, each accomplished in 2 hours or less.  The custom-made maps are intended to be opened on your phone’s Google Maps app for use as a real-time GPS reference.  Never rely solely on your phone for navigation and always carry a compass.  It’s […]

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Guides Hiking Nova Scotia

Superb Summer Sanctuaries: Eco-Adventures Near Halifax, Nova Scotia

     When the temperature rises there’s no better place to be than Halifax, Nova Scotia with its plethora of picturesque parks, pristine lakes and preponderance of peaceful coastlines.  In this post, I’ll share my favourite hiking, biking, swimming and paddling day-trip destinations to beat the heat: Coastal Hiking Bike Routes Swimming Destinations Paddling Locations […]