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Self Isolating Or Otherwise?: Consider Fabulous Take Out Meals From Halifax’s Very Best Middle Eastern Fare Offering: Shiraz Restaurant On Hollis Street

Self Isolating Or Otherwise?: Consider Fabulous Take Out Meals From Halifax’s Very Best Middle Eastern Fare Offering: Shiraz Restaurant On Hollis Street

By Andrew Macdonald

With Nova Scotia restaurants being mandated by the Nova Scotia government to close their seating areas, and only serve take-out food, I’d like to plug an independent Downtown Halifax eatery.

Operated by a husband and wife, originally from far away lands, Shiraz Restaurant has been my go-to place for fine foods.

The hard-working restaurateurs opened their shop in Downtown Halifax in 2010. His name is MOHAMMAD TABESH, and she is ZAHRA HAJIMOHAMMADY, although I call her Sophie.

Billing itself as offering The Flavors of Persia, this two-person shop delivers its meals via Uber Eats, in Halifax.

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Coronavirus: Alison Strachan’s Tips For Staying Busy During Covid-19 – Updated News Article

Coronavirus: Alison Strachan’s Tips For Staying Busy During Covid-19 – Updated News Article

By Alison Strachan

As the Covid-19 situation around the world, and in Nova Scotia, continues to unfold and now with two of my family members in self-isolation, I decided to plan ahead on what to do now as I practice social distancing and what to do to keep busy if self-isolation becomes necessary.

Before considering options, here’s a personal tip from me: Whatever you choose to do to keep busy or pass time, set your watch, phone, or whatever you use as a timer for one or two-hour intervals. When the alarm goes off, it’s your reminder to stop, take a deep breath … or two … or three …, and drink some water. Deep breathing and water are simple and key wellness strategies, along with a good night’s sleep, that we often forget about in times of stress and anxiety.

Here’s my work-in-progress resource list.

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MacPolitics: What Erin O’Toole Means When He Says ‘Let’s Take Back Canada’

MacPolitics: What Erin O’Toole Means When He Says ‘Let’s Take Back Canada’

By Andrew Macdonald

A Red Tory or a Blue Conservative? 

Erin O’Toole spoke with The Macdonald Notebook last weekend while attending the Nova Scotia Tory AGM, and also taking in a visit to his Fall River in-laws. This is Part 3 of Sunday’s 30-minute chat with the federal Conservative leadership hopeful on his policy platform. I ran Part 1 on Monday about his significant history once living in Halifax, and Part 2 in my Thursday edition, about his position on gay marriage and abortion.

Question: Are you a Red Tory — a Progressive Conservative — or aligned with the Canadian Alliance elements of the Conservative party, a right winger in this campaign?

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A Notebook Advertising Campaign Will Reach 5,000 Folk – From Savvy Millennials To NS-HFX Movers & Shakers – We Reach All Age Groups

A Notebook Advertising Campaign Will Reach 5,000 Folk – From Savvy Millennials To NS-HFX Movers & Shakers – We Reach All Age Groups

Growing since its launch in March 2017, The Macdonald Notebook is now read by up to 1,500 readers each week or five thousand readers each month!

With a weekly readership from the Nova Scotia-Halifax community of movers and shakers, The Macdonald Notebook is read by members of government, captains of industry, the pillars of business, and the titans of finance.

There is no surer way to make sure your message reaches your target demographic.

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