Halifax's Board of Police Commissioners dips a pinky toe into the defund the police discussion

The saying goes don't let perfection be the enemy of progress but what about when the opposite of perfection is still acting like the enemy of progress?

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Halifax's Board of Police Commissioners dips a pinky toe into the defund the police discussion

The saying goes don't let perfection be the enemy of progress but what about when the opposite of perfection is still acting like the enemy of progress?

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jul 9/20


A letter from the editor

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A letter from the editor

COVID or not, Halifax is a great place to be at this time of year, and the Hot Summer Guide will help you make the most of it.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Learn your A-B-Seas

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Learn your A-B-Seas

Salt-water beaches to visit with your bubble or your boo

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Lifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

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Lifelong lifeguard sees change over the decades

In the '70s there were up to 40 drownings a year in the province. Now there's usually less than 10.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

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Shop local swimwear, whatever your style

With no time to wait for online orders, shop local this summer and support small biz while you're at it.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

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Teach yourself Black Nova Scotian history this summer

Take this summer to study the parts of NS history you never learned about in school.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


The North American Indigenous Games bring the <i>mawiomi</i> home

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The North American Indigenous Games bring the mawiomi home

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


Shut up and drive-in

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Shut up and drive-in

Get a double dose of escapism this socially distant summer thanks to these four drive-in theatres.

by ALEC MARTIN, Jul 9/20


Staycation summer

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Staycation summer

Now’s the perfect time to play tourist in our own city.

by ISABEL BUCKMASTER, Jul 9/20


Where to go when you gotta go

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Where to go when you gotta go

HRM has a total of 20 public washrooms, the majority of which are at bus terminals and city parks.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Pandemic precautions

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Pandemic precautions

Knock knock, it's COVID here

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

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Don’t pass me by: Nova Scotia's hidden gems

Don’t stick to the rivers and lakes you’re used to; try chasing some waterfalls this summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


A beginners guide to biking to the beach in Halifax

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A beginners guide to biking to the beach in Halifax

How to get from downtown Halifax to Rainbow Haven with just two wheels and two feet.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jul 9/20


The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

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The best lakes to lounge at in HRM

Skip the salty sting and float free from riptides at a freshwater beach next time you need to cool off.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jul 9/20


Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

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Paddling towards equal representation in the outdoor industry

Activities like canoeing, kayaking and hiking are overwhelmingly white. Alexi Rodriguez wants to change that.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


New cone on the block

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New cone on the block

Halifax’s newest ice cream spot offers soft serve and good vibes.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Get your fix of frozen treats

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Get your fix of frozen treats

Nine drool-worthy ice cream spots in HRM

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

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Feed your soul at R&B Kitchen

From oxtail to rasta pasta to sweet chili shrimp, the Caribbean spot dishes up daily delights.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Jul 9/20


Just roll with it

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Just roll with it

From creamy to crunchy, from dill to lemon, lobster rolls embody all the textures and flavours of summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Seven crushable cans to fill your cooler with

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Seven crushable cans to fill your cooler with

These new summer sippers come packed for worry-free portability.

by KYLE SHAW, Jul 9/20


Thirst  things  first

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Thirst things first

In a city full of outdoor eating and drinking options, here are 12 patios particularly devoted to local brews.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Over 50 events to fill your summer

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Over 50 events to fill your summer

All the shows to stream and IRL happenings to attend during these precious, sunny days.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 9/20


The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

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The Coast is back with the annual Hot Summer Guide

School's been out since March, but summer's just begun

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 9/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting July 6

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Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting July 6

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Jul 6/20


You’re about to have a strong need to be seen for who you really are, Gemini

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You’re about to have a strong need to be seen for who you really are, Gemini

So work hard right now on seeing, appreciating and understanding yourself.

by ROB BREZSNY, Jul 2/20


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