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Re: “Halifax Green Builders Collective does it naturally

Can you advise on available, green sustainable contractors and the areas they service?

Posted by Candy Palumbo on 11/07/2019 at 11:32 AM

Re: “Confess a sexual secret that you've never told anyone else

My hottest turn on is to have my wife have sex with othter men. She has a couple of times and I cum so much when she tells me abo\t it. Next I'd like to lick her cum filled pussy after she has sex with other men.

Posted by Mark Anderson on 11/05/2019 at 4:09 AM

Re: “Modern tarot cards have ancient power

We hold the power... they are a tool.

Posted by B Hunt on 10/17/2019 at 2:10 PM

Re: “Best. Halifax. Concerts. Ever.

My Top 5 ...
5.) Foo Fighters on The Hill
4.) Supertramp/Gowan at The Metro Centre
3.) Cheap Trick/Graham Parker and The Rumour at The Halifax Forum
2.) Klaatu at The Moon on Kempt
And last but not least ...
1.) Ian Hunter/Roy Young Band
at The Crazy Horse in Dartmouth
(if only Mick Ronson was there)
Honorable Mentions:
Alice Cooper on The Commons
Paul McCartney on The Commons
Frank Soda and The Imps at The Palace

Posted by Bob Ratushny on 10/07/2019 at 7:06 PM

Re: “Why is it so hard for dog owners to rent in Halifax?

I called one and she was the manager and said she was the only one in the building with a dog because it was in her contract. So give us a contract and if my dog does damage I pay the damage. The other thing to the person that said pets are a luxury, i hope your thankful that you don't have PTSD or anything that you don't need the help of a dog. We own our own home and my husband got sick, so now we need 1 level living and my dog is a 13 year old Chihuahua, smaller than most cats and uses a litter like a cat. My dog doesn't go out so no one will be afraid. SORRY but some people have opinions about things they know nothing about

Posted by Melinda Jacques on 09/13/2019 at 8:21 PM

Re: “Consent Kitties hit the dance floor in the name of safe space

PB Nicholson is an enabler whose response to a friend being abused was "There's two sides to a story". What a fraud.

Posted by Bucca on 09/03/2019 at 11:02 AM

Re: “Halifax‚Äôs feral cat crisis

People who assume that feral cats are not affectionate or cannot be domesticated are absolutely wrong. I have two feral cats who, after living their first 5 months outdoors, now live entirely indoors with me and they are affectionate, cuddly, playful, and just like other cats in their behaviour except that they are nervous of unfamiliar people and loud noises. There is a feral cat rescue organization in Windsor, Ontario called CARA (Cat Advocacy and Rescue Association) which traps, sterilizes, treats, houses, domesticates, and eventually adopts out exclusively feral cats. These cats make wonderful pets as any other cat does. So, please, people, drop the assumptions and base statements on fact. Even adult ferals who have spent many years outdoors can be very affectionate with humans, even though they may prefer to live primarily outdoors with access to the indoors on a voluntary basis. I have experienced this as well. An adult feral was so closely bonded with me that no-one who saw us together would have believed that she was a feral cat. She played with toys with me, she slept on my lap, rubbed noses with me . . . . She was the best pet one could ask for. I also take issue with the classification of feral cats as a 'problem'. The problem, as others have stated, is for the cats themselves who suffer because of human neglect and even abuse toward them. The idea of setting them loose in a field of rats is selfish and cruel as rats can cause significant harm to cats if bitten and can even transmit deadly diseases to them. It is the idiots who cause the feral cat crisis who should be maligned, not the feral cats. And, yes, as stated in another post, the picture in the article is obnoxious, as is the idea of killing feral cats. Let's drop the veiled, deceptive language of "humanely euthanizing" ferals and call it what it is, which is killing innocent animals to satisfy the preferences and convenience of certain humans who prefer birds and small rodents to wild cats, who are also part of 'wildlife' and should not be categorized as an enemy to these other species. It is all part of the natural food chain and cats have as much right to that as any other species. It is humans who are the problem in this situation. Humans cause species extinction. Who is calling humans to account? Seriously, you want to pick on innocent, struggling cats? Look in the mirror first.

Posted by Brenda Lux on 08/31/2019 at 1:52 AM

Re: “Buyer beware: three rental traps to avoid in Halifax

The picture used for this is perfect.

Posted by mkultrafun 1 on 08/30/2019 at 11:24 AM

Re: “Exotic pets are so hot right now

But what about things like Giant African Land Snails and some super cool beetles from Asia??

Posted by Heather Macmichael on 08/23/2019 at 7:24 PM

Re: “Six beaches worth the drive

Please write/phone/etc. your HRM councillor and your MLA to explain to them the importance of being able to access these beaches by public transit. Otherwise, they are off limits to a significant portion of the income and sales tax-paying population. A morning and afternoon run each summer day in good weather might help.

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Posted by Joy Woolfrey on 07/22/2019 at 11:28 AM

Re: “The curse of Bill Lynch

I was always told the course was put on by his wife. He left all the rides to his former employees and she got nothing.

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Posted by Joann Downey on 05/22/2019 at 6:27 PM

Re: “The curse of Bill Lynch

I was told by my family as a kid. That the fair was cursed by a native years ago. My grand dad uses to work for him..setting up rides. And hauling them all around to exibations. I was told the person was upset with him. And curses the fair so everytime they set it up and tore it down it would rain.

2 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Sherri Lynn Hamilton on 05/22/2019 at 10:32 AM

Re: “Why is it so hard for dog owners to rent in Halifax?

I'm looking for a 2 bedroom apartment in lower sackville or dartmouth reasonably priced 1000 to 1200. With washer and dryer in unit but everytime i look at 1 at the end they say no pets. Don't landlords realise pets are companions for people. I don't know what to do.

Posted by Melinda Jacques on 05/15/2019 at 8:15 PM

Re: “The burden of biosolids

Heavy metals are my concern and I cannot find anywhere an analysis of the product showing it's content and heavy metal concentration. How can a product be sold without listing the content of the product.

Posted by Wilsonia Kennel Goldens on 05/14/2019 at 11:10 AM

Re: “We bought a church

Lovely story ... unfortunate significant error. The founders and descendants of the New Light Baptist Church landed and erected the church in lower Jeddore Harbour, not Musquodoboit Harbour. Has the church been moved to Musquodoboit Harbour?

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Posted by Darren C Brown on 05/03/2019 at 7:48 AM

Re: “Everything old is new again for Brigid Milway

Congratulations Brigid! What a great idea!

Posted by yellow mini on 03/07/2019 at 2:35 PM

Re: “New year, same you

Does anyone in Halifax understand sarcasm? Or is it only those who read The Coast that don't get it? Mind you, I was commenting on a Disqus board when one of the mods insisted that I put /s after my comment to indicate I was being sarcastic. Dear sweet Jesus...

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Posted by Agra Phol on 01/20/2019 at 9:00 PM

Re: “New year, same you

Like diets, purging, cleansing and other assorted short-term fixes will do no one any good. We will fail to keep our New Year's resolutions, grow fat and eat meat. Horrified by the fact that we are human, we will simply grow fatter, eat more meat and die unhappy. Or, we could simply accept the fact that we are what we are, that there is no God and enjoy life. But that's all radical nonsense, right?

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Posted by Agra Phol on 01/17/2019 at 9:13 AM

Re: “High-speed connection

Oversharing only occurs within false friendships. ~ Agra Phol, Philosopher

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Posted by Agra Phol on 01/17/2019 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Francella Fiallos wants to help you find your voice

NIce Post ...

Posted by RonaldJanson on 12/05/2018 at 5:15 AM

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Vol 27, No 25
November 14, 2019

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