Category Archives: Fall 2012

the’fax for Nov. 29, 2012 (episode 4)

This week’s show includes the shutdown of an atmospheric research project at Dalhousie, “green” concrete and what Black Friday looks like in Halifax.

Hosts are Jessica Jay and Matt Woodman.

web-only stories:

Chris Putnam at the annual HRM Christmas Tree lighting ; Meghan McCabe at the Spryfield parade; Chris Putnam’s look at new copyright laws;  Art in a hurry by Kate Howell; a tour of HRM’s new morgue, and Aaron Williams’ trip to the Nova Centre meeting.

posted by Aaron Williams


the’fax: November 15, 2012 (ep. 2)

This week’s episode of the’fax covers Remembrance Day ceremonies, tips on winter cycling, Nova Scotia’s new math curriculum, and more.

Hosts: Samantha Alexander, Aaron Williams.

This week’s web exclusives:

Matt Woodman asks how much influence the Maclean’s rankings had on your choice of university in this poll.
Alison Chiang reports on automated external defibrillators and a medical marijuana protest outside City Hall.
Leena Ali asks what an archaeological team found during a dig on Argyle Street.
Randi Beers takes a camera to see a model ship builder at work.
Chris Putnam gives an example of the difference between the new math and the old math.
Christian Pollard finds out what bike polo is.

the’fax: November 15, 2012 Show Trailer

Remembrance Day is the highlight of this week’s episode of the’fax. Chris Putnam gives a preview.

Watch the full show here.

the’fax: November 8th 2012 Show Trailer

This week the’fax takes a local look at the US Election.  Get the short version of this week’s show from Jessica Jay in the video above.


The’fax: November 8th, 2012 (ep.1)

This week on the’fax, our stories include a local look at the United States election, a new city council’s first meeting, a zombie uprising over tuition costs, vinyl resurgence and much more.

Hosts: Christian Pollard & Dorian Geiger

For more web exclusive content and a preview of what’s to come on the’fax…

Leena Ali looks at a pumpkin carving tradition.
Kate Howell shows us how tattoo guns are prepped.
Chris Putnam takes us into art conservation and what the average person can do to care for their art.
Matt Woodman spends some time with one of Halifax’s most famous donair makers.
Aaron Williams gives us a look at the life of a ferry boat captain.
Christian Pollard helps demonstrate just how to keep your skates properly sharpened.