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Build-A-Bear partners with The Salvation Army to collect toys for children this Christmas


Build-A-Bear is enlisting the help of their customers, and their furry friends to help venerable children this Christmas season. From Nov. 1 – Dec. 14, they are asking people to bring in a new, unwrapped toy, or to pick up one of their “furbulous” stuffed animals to donate. Another way to give is to buy a purple satin heart for $1, to help the work that is done by The Salvation Army at Christmastime. “It’s important to us at the Mic Mac store, to help our community,” says Sarah Trites,

The battle begins in our Kettle Kick-off Competition


This Thursday, Nov. 20, five well-known Halifax residents will go head-to-head in a competition to fill their kettles for families in need in our community. Zach Fucale, Jesse Lussier and Brandon Vuic from the Halifax Mooseheads will compete alongside Jax, C100; Cyril Lunney, CTV; the Halifax Regional Police; and Halifax Fire, in Grand Parade Square, Halifax. Come out anytime between 11:30 a.m.-1:45 see Santa, grab some hot chocolate, and enjoy some Christmas music as you support your favorite participant as we kick-off the kettle season. Last year the Christmas