Who needs to leave the city for an expensive spa retreat when you have a beautiful sauna right in the heart of down town Halifax? The founders of Sauna Nova Scotia Erica and Devin Brook built this amazing mobile sauna by hand in 2015, and have been bringing it all over the province for people to try. This winter they will be parked at 2616 Windsor Street, offering sauna sessions for those looking to escape the cold.
Memberships vary in price, from a $400 club membership which allows you and up to six guests 3 months of private sauna access, to the $25 cost of a 90-minute open sauna session. Sauna Nova Scotia even offers pay-what-you-can nights, which can be found on their monthly schedule here. All they ask is that you contact them 24 hours in advance to book your session, and that you remain hydrated during your visit!
This awesome new service is a great way to stay healthy and warm all winter long. If you’d like to become a Sauna Nova Scotia host and gain unlimited access to the mobile sauna, contact Erica and Devin and they’ll teach you how to lead sauna sessions yourself! Check out some pics of the beautifully crafted mobile sauna below.
"We did receive a call this morning at approximately 10 a.m. to go to that location," Cst. John MacLeod told Narcity. "The information was that individuals were not following public health directives."
Once police found there were no rules violated, they left.
The current COVID-19 restrictions in Halifax prohibit in-door dining at restaurants, and allow only take-out, delivery and drive-thru services at this time. Mannequins, however, are fine to dine out.
Just hours after a new lockdown was announced for the Halifax Regional Municipality and some surrounding areas, police responded to reports of a large social gathering on Jubilee Road on Saturday morning at around 1 a.m.
According to CBC News, officers issued fines of $1,000 each to the 22 people in attendance for failing to comply with the province's COVID-19 regulations.
Shortly after, a photo began circulating on social media showing the group of young people appearing to hold the fines issued by police. Images were captioned, "Tickets on tickets #worthit."
Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin took to Twitter on Sunday, April 25, to confirm that the province would be increasing fines from $1,000 to $2,000 for breaking public health protocols. He also took a moment to add, "Reminder** - the gathering limit for the HRM remains at a maximum of 5 people."
Call him "Dr. Lowry." The Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry is getting an honorary doctorate from Acadia University in Nova Scotia.
According to the school, "[Lowry] rallied the nation when he led Canada's only NBA franchise to an historic NBA Championship victory in 2019." They also highlighted his commitment to improving the quality of life for people in Toronto and Philadelphia.
Speaking to reporters after the game on April 21, Lowry said "I'm getting my doctorate" before joking that once it's official he will not respond to anything other than "Dr. Lowry."
When asked what he will be a doctor of, the sports star responded "doctor of greatness."
According to the university, seven people will be receiving honorary degrees, including former Prime Minister Paul Martin, Murray Sinclair, and Nova Scotia's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang.