'Defining moment': CFL commissioner sparks expansion hope in Halifax

If the commissioner of the Canadian Football League has it his way, there will be 10 teams in the league under his watch. “It’s the unfilled part of our national dream to have the Maritimes have a football team,” Randy Ambrosie told CBC Sports. “In everyone’s life and career there are defining moments. This would […]

Business group looks to score CFL franchise for Halifax

A group of business people are making a play for a Canadian Football League franchise in Halifax. The league confirmed Thursday it has been in touch with a group interested securing a team for the municipality, which has a population of about 410,000. Halifax regional council met this week with representatives from the group and the CFL. The meeting […]

Halifax: Explore the crest of the waves in Canada's rugged Atlantic coast

This wine’s made by Gina,” my waiter says, as he fills my glass. The Gina in question is winemaker at Gaspereau Vineyards, one of several local suppliers of Halifax’s Chives Canadian Bistro. It’s impossibly cosy: candles flicker on wooden tables, and every meal starts with warm buttermilk biscuits. And the fact that the waiter is […]