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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Saturday, May 15

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Saturday, May 15

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 15/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Fri, May 14

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Fri, May 14

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 14/21


Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 9-16)

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Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 9-16)

Get out of lockdown and get tested.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 14/21


Authentic Filipino street fare in Fairview from Silong Express

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Authentic Filipino street fare in Fairview from Silong Express

Named one of the 25 Best Filipino Restaurants in Canada for a reason

By THANH PHÙNG AND MO PHÙNG, May 14/21


2b theatre announces LaMeia Reddick as new executive director

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2b theatre announces LaMeia Reddick as new executive director

The community activist and artist will lead the theatre company alongside founding artistic director Christian Barry.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 13/21


Four paid sick days make tiny dent in hard reality for Nova Scotia’s low-wage workers

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Four paid sick days make tiny dent in hard reality for Nova Scotia’s low-wage workers

In 2019, 45 percent of Nova Scotia’s employees were making less than the living wage.

By CAORA MCKENNA, May 13/21


7 Sure Things for the May 14 weekend

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7 Sure Things for the May 14 weekend

From Haus of Rivers's online drag show to Mayworks' digital theatre foray, there's lots of fun to be had this weekend!

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 13/21


I miss everything about live music

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I miss everything about live music

The big things like the thrill of a band starting an encore, but also the many little things.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 13/21


Your horoscope for the week May 13-19

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Your horoscope for the week May 13-19

Kiss a monster in your dreams, Sagittarius, and win a chess match with a demon.

By ROB BREZSNY, May 13/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Thursday, May 13

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Thursday, May 13

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 13/21


Backlog bewilderment

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Backlog bewilderment

What happened to Nova Scotia’s COVID case count, and how it got back on track.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 13/21


Strang’s flip-flop on AstraZeneca

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Strang’s flip-flop on AstraZeneca

From AZ backer to pausing doses for the province, here’s what the top doc’s said.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 12/21


The person behind the porn persona

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The person behind the porn persona

Even if you get porn famous, you’ll still have lots of opportunities for people to get to know the real you.

By DAN SAVAGE, May 12/21


ICU patients start getting moved to free up beds

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ICU patients start getting moved to free up beds

COVID is sending a lot of “otherwise healthy people” to intensive care in Central zone.

By JOHANNA CHISHOLM, May 12/21


5 examples of Halifax cheug

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5 examples of Halifax cheug

2013 is calling—from the Luckett Vineyards phone booth—and wants its term back.

By KYLE SHAW AND MORGAN MULLIN, May 12/21


Tracking all of Nova Scotia’s COVID deaths

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Tracking all of Nova Scotia’s COVID deaths

The details we know about those who’ve died, and what we can take away from the data.

By VICTORIA WALTON AND JOHANNA CHISHOLM, May 12/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wed, May 12

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wed, May 12

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 12/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tue, May 11

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tue, May 11

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 11/21


Get a taste of Vietnamese comfort food with I Love Pho

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Get a taste of Vietnamese comfort food with I Love Pho

A small family owned business that needs your support.

By MO PHÙNG AND THANH PHÙNG, May 11/21


There are ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of COVID-19 exposure sites in HRM

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There are ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of COVID-19 exposure sites in HRM

Don’t be fooled because only buses and flights are on the warning list.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 10/21


Q&A with Sobey Art Award nominee Lou Sheppard

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Q&A with Sobey Art Award nominee Lou Sheppard

“I’m finding myself still very interested in making stuff outside of exhibition spaces.”

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 10/21


4,000 cases, 3 waves, 1 chart

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4,000 cases, 3 waves, 1 chart

Nova Scotia’s third wave of COVID-19 is like nothing the province has seen before.

By KYLE SHAW, May 10/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Mon, May 10

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Mon, May 10

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, May 10/21


165 new cases and 77 people recovered May 9

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165 new cases and 77 people recovered May 9

A Northwood staffer is among the newly infected in Nova Scotia's Sunday COVID-19 report.

By KYLE SHAW, May 9/21


Halifax Transit’s third-wave woes

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Halifax Transit’s third-wave woes

Routes have been limited this week because so many drivers are sick or self-isolating.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 8/21


163 new cases and 1 death Saturday, May 8

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163 new cases and 1 death Saturday, May 8

Nova Scotia climbs to 1,539 active cases COVID-19 as the lockdown gets tighter.

By KYLE SHAW, May 8/21


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