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If you are looking for news, there are four main broadcasters reporting local, national and international news; these are:


There are more than twenty radio stations in Halifax broadcasting all kinds of content, from news to talk shows to music to community services.

You can find a continuously updated list of radio stations in Halifax at the Radio Station World directory.


Some newspapers in HRM are:

There are also two national newspapers:

Other local publications you may want to look at are:

  • The Coast is a free weekly local newspaper where you can find local news, articles, reviews, entertainment and event listings
  • Touch BASE is a free monthly local newspaper that focuses on stories affecting newcomers, peoples of African descent and aboriginal peoples
  • My East Coast Experience is a free publication that showcases the contributions of newcomers to this region and includes stories about and from newcomers

You can find all free publications at most public places, such as ferry terminals and libraries.


Accessible Media Inc. is an organization that creates, advocates for and enables accessible media to all Canadians.

They have AMI-tv and AMI-audio, which are available as part of a basic digital package from television providers at no additional cost.

AMI-audio broadcasts readings of news articles and features from more than 600 of Canada’s top newspapers and magazines.

AMI-tv broadcasts a selection of general entertainment programming accommodating both visually or hearing impaired persons with audio descriptions and closed-captioning available for all programs.

Find Immigration Services in Halifax

If you are coming to Halifax from a different country, there are a wide variety of services and programs designed to help you. We know how challenging and often overwhelming a task it is to settle in a new place, and the organizations and people behind them are there to support your journey as you make Halifax your home. Take some time to learn more about of the programs and services available for you!

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