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the ‘fax: Dec. 3, 2013

This week on the ‘Fax: One Match helps save the life of a little girl; pilot boats get recognized for their important duties; the hug train brings a difference to those across Canada and the U.S.

Watch the whole show, or check it out here in the web preview!

 

CORRECTION: The web preview script suggests that Reese Hawkins is a potential donor in the OneMatch program. In fact, she was a recipient.

To learn more about Sarah Lawrynuik’s story on OneMatch, click here

For more on Jennifer Grudic’s story on Pilot Boats, including an interview with Atlantic Pilotage Authority CEO Captain Anthony McGuinness, click here.

Web-only report – (to come) Matt Gray reports from the annual vigil for World AIDS Day.

The Santa Quest pictures provided by Tell Tale Productions

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the ‘fax: Jan. 31, 2013 (ep.2)

The ‘fax was on the move this week. We followed Morris House on its journey up Gottingen and trekked out to Bedford for a look at the construction of a new indoor tennis centre. To find out where else we went, check out the short version of this week’s show from Beth Hendry.

Hosts: Nick Ritcey and Colin McPhail

WATCH THE FULL SHOW HERE

Online-only extras from the’fax:

Chemistry and psychology aren’t what you think of when you go to a magic show. But, they’re tricks of the trade for magicians. Tari Wilson checks it out.

Last Sunday, Deep Water Church was performing an old religious tradition with a new twist, Elise Palmer reports.

Eric Mutrie rocked out to the Chili Peckers during an audition for a new bassist.

Posted by Beth Hendry

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.

the ‘fax Episode 1: January 20, 2011

This week we’ve got our first full length episode of the new year.

New stories that you might not find anywhere else.

In a special report this week, we looked at some of the risks in gay cruising.

In other stories: the biggest exhibition in town, problems in homeless shelters and an unusual fair for people considering divorce.

Watch the trailer or click on the link below for the full show.

Web Trailer Producer/ Host: Julia Greer Black

Watch us Thursday nights at 7:30pm on Eastlink TV.

Or at your convenience watch the show online, hosted by Rebecca Spence and Gwyneth Dunsford. This week’s producers: Meredith Bailey and Justin Mahoney.

Web Only Content: More from the stories we covered this week.

Following two robberies over the holidays, Justin Mahoney and Stephanie Directo investigated the world of gay cruising in Halifax…and its dangers, even online.

Sue the T-Rex opened to the public on Saturday, but Jordana Levine watched the dinosaur being put together. She also spoke to several first-graders who got to see Sue first. Learn more about the construction and what the kids had to say.

Rebecca Spence learned how to fashion a fake wedding cake out of fondant icing and Styrofoam.