Calling all bird lovers! The Annual Christmas Bird Count is fast approaching (December 14), and Parks Canada is once again organizing Christmas Bird Counts (CBC) at participating sites across Atlantic Canada. Clayton D'Orsay, Resource Management Officer with Parks Canada, shares how you can participate! Lisa Lachance, MLA for Halifax Citadel-Sable Island, created a New youth advisory council for young people aged 15-24 to help guide Halifax MLA's decisions. Cracks in the tails of RCAF Cyclone helicopters raise 'serious concerns.' Ken Hanson, defence and security analyst, Retired from the Royal Canadian Navy rank of commander, explains why. A Christmas Dollhouse is a musical for all ages written by Vladimir Sitnikov and Cheryl Edgett, inspired by the novel of the same name by Halifax writer Richard Rudnicki. Cheryl Edgett, director and co-writer of A Christmas Dollhouse musical and Emma Poulsen share this year's performance.