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These stories about local people previously featured in the news are made possible through the continued support of Valent Legal as part of our Community Leaders Program.


MetroWorks is bringing coffee back to the Central Library

MetroWorks is bringing coffee back to the Central Library

The social enterprise behind Stone Hearth Bakery and the Library Cafe at the Keshen Goodman are moving into the vacant coffee shop spot at the Halifax Central Library
Annual Molly Appeal campaign supports 'revolutionary' research into medical biomaterials

Annual Molly Appeal campaign supports 'revolutionary' research into medical biomaterials

Dr. Daniel Boyd's research involves tiny glass beads that can be injected into a cancerous tumour (for instance) to release chemotherapy or radiation right at the target site
OCEARCH kicks off final Nova Scotia shark expedition

OCEARCH kicks off final Nova Scotia shark expedition

'It’s been the best place we’ve probably ever worked,' says the research group's founder Chris Fischer
'There's really no service like this': Recent MSVU grad hopes to launch student organization app next year

'There's really no service like this': Recent MSVU grad hopes to launch student organization app next year

'I basically just had a concept, some interest, and a couple ideas. Now, I’m an incorporated company, which feels amazing,' says Megan Cook
Common Roots Urban Farm is growing into its new BiHi home

Common Roots Urban Farm is growing into its new BiHi home

'It's bigger and more pleasant than people expect, given its location,' says coordinator Sara Burgess.
Plans for local 'community aquarium' on Dartmouth waterfront continue to move forward

Plans for local 'community aquarium' on Dartmouth waterfront continue to move forward

The idea of bringing an aquarium to the HRM, one that would highlight the unique characteristics of a maritime city of this size, is nothing new
A new tour is bringing the Bluenose II to the world — virtually

A new tour is bringing the Bluenose II to the world — virtually

After successfully recreating the Maud Lewis exhibit in 3D virtual reality last year, Smarter Spaces took on a more iconic project in a 3D tour of the Bluenose II
From fighting developers to protecting nesting habitats, it's a busy season for the Turtle Patrol

From fighting developers to protecting nesting habitats, it's a busy season for the Turtle Patrol

'If I help this turtle today, five generations down the road my great-great-great-grandchildren have the opportunity to see that,' says amateur wildlife photographer and turtle conservationist Paul Turbitt
’I still have so much left to do’: Halifax grad awarded TD national scholarship

’I still have so much left to do’: Halifax grad awarded TD national scholarship

Jaden Lawen, who raised more than $100,000 for Beirut last summer, was named one the recipients of TD’s Community Leadership Scholarship
Founder of Halifax Helpers' free tutoring service named one of Dr. Strang's Community Heroes

Founder of Halifax Helpers' free tutoring service named one of Dr. Strang's Community Heroes

'When you feel like you need help, reach out,' says Halifax Helpers founder Rebeccah Raphael
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