Two Halifax artists nominated for Canada’s prestigious New Generation Photography Award

Séamus Gallagher and Ursula Handleigh made the 24-artist long list
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Rankin’ Rankin

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Rankin’ Rankin

How did Nova Scotia’s millennial-in-chief do at his first COVID-19 briefing?

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 24/21


Video report: Catch up on Halifax Regional Council's Feb 23 meeting

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Video report: Catch up on Halifax Regional Council's Feb 23 meeting

From gardens to tourism, find out what happened at council in a video from our city editor.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Feb 24/21


When good kinks go away

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When good kinks go away

I used to love getting bit and spanked but now that just hurts. What gives?

By DAN SAVAGE, Feb 24/21


Shop This: Rocks From My Bra’s crystal art

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Shop This: Rocks From My Bra’s crystal art

Check out Niambi Tree’s designs at this weekend’s Taking Blk History pop-up market.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 24/21


Follow along as Halifax’s reggae-roots royalty Jah’Mila takes over The Coast’s Instagram

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Follow along as Halifax’s reggae-roots royalty Jah’Mila takes over The Coast’s Instagram

Go behind the scenes with the singer-songwriter Thursday before her Symphony NS showcase.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 24/21


Neptune is (sort of) back!

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Neptune is (sort of) back!

Darkened by COVID-19, the theatre is rekindling the live experience in the Reunited series.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 23/21


Halifax council not interested in defunding police

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Halifax council not interested in defunding police

During election szn, some councillors said they supported it. Come budget time, they backtracked.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Feb 23/21


COVID-19 news for the week starting February 22

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COVID-19 news for the week starting February 22

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

Updates by TEAM COAST, Feb 22/21


Two Halifax artists nominated for Canada’s prestigious New Generation Photography Award

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Two Halifax artists nominated for Canada’s prestigious New Generation Photography Award

Séamus Gallagher and Ursula Handleigh made the 24-artist long list

By MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 21/21


Stephen McNeil gives his last presser as premier

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Stephen McNeil gives his last presser as premier

Doing 97 COVID-19 press briefings, Nova Scotia’s prickly leader became pandemic popular.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 19/21


Rent for a one-bedroom up 20 percent from last year 😢

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Rent for a one-bedroom up 20 percent from last year 😢

Halifax apartment prices increase even though average rents across Canada are down.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Feb 19/21


Halifax’s Eli Goree nominated for a Black Reel Award

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Halifax’s Eli Goree nominated for a Black Reel Award

His star-making turn as Cassius Clay in One Night In Miami is must-see cinema.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 19/21


Look inside The Blue Building, Halifax’s newest gallery

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Look inside The Blue Building, Halifax’s newest gallery

Part of the ambitious 2482 Maynard arts project, the gallery’s first show is on until April.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Feb 19/21


Halifax police force blows IT security, then lies about it

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Halifax police force blows IT security, then lies about it

The city’s auditor general says Halifax Regional Police sucks at handling covert information.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Feb 18/21


In your horoscope: Celebrate life's rich stories

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In your horoscope: Celebrate life's rich stories

And feel gratitude for the range of experience those stories have blessed you, Aries.

By ROB BREZSNY, Feb 18/21


Pandemic pressures

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Pandemic pressures

A frontline worker’s libido drop; guilt over a dying dad; discovering a kink.

Feb 17/21


Nova Scotia’s vaccination effort needs a shot in the arm

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Nova Scotia’s vaccination effort needs a shot in the arm

Vaccine delays mean the province is now 25,000 doses short of expectations, but Strang isn’t worried.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 17/21


Buy Black Birchtown wants to create retreat centre for BIPOC folks

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Buy Black Birchtown wants to create retreat centre for BIPOC folks

White-owned retreat centres often leave BIPOC folks needing "a retreat from the retreat.”

By SEYITAN MORITIWON, Feb 17/21


COVID-19 news for the February 15 week

CITY »

COVID-19 news for the February 15 week

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

Updates by TEAM COAST, Feb 15/21


Syriana Market opens new location with on-site restaurant

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Syriana Market opens new location with on-site restaurant

From Gladstone to Strawberry Hill for more room, and more offerings.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Feb 11/21


In your horoscope: Redefine love

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In your horoscope: Redefine love

This is a good time for you to talk about it extensively and boldly and imaginatively, Libra.

Horoscopes by ROB BREZSNY, Feb 11/21


Halifax Regional Council to consider saving Sir Sanford Fleming cottage

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Halifax Regional Council to consider saving Sir Sanford Fleming cottage

And everything else that happened at council this week

By CAORA MCKENNA, Feb 10/21


How to parent a toy boy

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How to parent a toy boy

The odds are low that your 16-year-old son is capable of sterilizing your dildo after use.

Relationship advice by DAN SAVAGE, Feb 10/21


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