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A tighter lockdown and 227 new cases arrive May 7

COVID-19 »

A tighter lockdown and 227 new cases arrive May 7

Borders and stores are closing as a woman dies and the health system is beyond capacity.

By KYLE SHAW AND VICTORIA WALTON, May 7/21


10 things in Halifax’s 2021/22 budget to be hopeful about

CITY »

10 things in Halifax’s 2021/22 budget to be hopeful about

Staff to work on affordable housing, new parks, accessible taxis and more.

By CAORA MCKENNA, May 7/21


NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

ARTS + CULTURE »

NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

"The gallery’s evolving building design and related space constraints means it no longer meets the needs of NSCAD."

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 7/21


Shortage of English testing drives brains away from NS

EDUCATION »

Shortage of English testing drives brains away from NS

Ottawa’s new plan to turn international students into permanent residents is hard to access here.

By SEYITAN MORITIWON, May 7/21


182 new cases including 2 in long-term care on May 6

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182 new cases including 2 in long-term care on May 6

Halifax ends two weeks of lockdown Thursday with COVID-19 stronger than ever in Nova Scotia.

By KYLE SHAW, May 6/21


General Khan’s Spicy Chicken: A house favourite from Khan’s HFX

PAN-ASIAN PALATE »

General Khan’s Spicy Chicken: A house favourite from Khan’s HFX

Central and South Asian fusion that tells the story of displacement.

By THANH PHÙNG, May 6/21


Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 3-9)

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Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 3-9)

Get out of lockdown and get tested.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 6/21


Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Pan-Asian Palate

PAN-ASIAN PALATE »

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Pan-Asian Palate

A month-long food journey connecting with and supporting locally owned Asian restaurants

By THANH PHÙNG AND MO PHÙNG, May 6/21


Your horoscope for the week May 6-12

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

Your horoscope for the week May 6-12

Solicit help about truly important matters, Pisces.

By ROB BREZSNY, May 6/21


175 new cases on May 5, day 8 of the NS lockdown

COVID-19 »

175 new cases on May 5, day 8 of the NS lockdown

Your correspondent’s COVID-19 vaccination is in the province’s stats on Wednesday.

By KYLE SHAW, May 5/21


Switched on

SAVAGE LOVE »

Switched on

The guy you saw being dragged around on a leash one night will be dragging someone else around the next.

By DAN SAVAGE, May 5/21


Let’s taco ‘bout Mexican food

FOOD »

Let’s taco ‘bout Mexican food

Five taquerias to bring your Cinco de Mayo—or any meal—to the next level.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 5/21


Robert Strang implied that AstraZeneca was not the gold standard—here’s why he should know <i>better</i>

COVID-19 »

Robert Strang implied that AstraZeneca was not the gold standard—here’s why he should know better

Nova Scotia's top doc is misusing his soft power to show a possible vaccine preference.

By JOHANNA CHISHOLM, May 5/21


What we (don’t) know about Nova Scotia’s two recent COVID deaths

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What we (don’t) know about Nova Scotia’s two recent COVID deaths

Strang says many details are being kept quiet for privacy reasons, but those that have been released are concerning.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 5/21


Some Sure Things to look forward to May 6-13

ARTS + CULTURE »

Some Sure Things to look forward to May 6-13

From Zuppa Theatre's Pop-Up Love Party to Kristen Martell in concert, here's all the things to stream this week.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 5/21


The Sobey Art Award announces its 2021 long list

ARTS + CULTURE »

The Sobey Art Award announces its 2021 long list

Two Halifax artists—Carrie Allison and Lou Sheppard—are among the 25 in the running for Canada's biggest art prize.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 5/21


153 new cases, 2 deaths & 3,000+ total cases May&nbsp;4

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153 new cases, 2 deaths & 3,000+ total cases May 4

In the fight against COVID-19, everything goes wrong for Nova Scotia on Tuesday.

By KYLE SHAW, May 4/21


How much money will HRM's lower tax rate really save me?

CITY »

How much money will HRM's lower tax rate really save me?

And is it really worth more than the municipal projects it could be funding?

By CAORA MCKENNA, May 4/21


The birds of Owls Head need a wingman

ENVIRONMENT »

The birds of Owls Head need a wingman

The government puts the piping plover on license plates, but will it help the plovers on our beaches?

By LINDSAY LEE, May 4/21


Countless Journeys. One Canada.

ARTS + CULTURE »

Countless Journeys. One Canada.

Calling Digital Artists to Submit to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21’s Artist in Residence Program

By CONTENT PRESENTED BY CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION AT PIER 21, May 4/21


Premier to party people: “What is wrong with you?”

COVID-19 »

Premier to party people: “What is wrong with you?”

Iain Rankin says he’s fed up with COVID rule-breakers.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 3/21


146 new cases and better Coast data delivery May&nbsp;3

COVID-19 »

146 new cases and better Coast data delivery May 3

Our map and case table have improved on Monday, but Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers still suck.

By KYLE SHAW, May 3/21


Rankin’s small business rebates fall short of long-term help

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Rankin’s small business rebates fall short of long-term help

The suffering service, retail and restaurant industries need more than a band-aid fix, and they need it now.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 3/21


133 new cases, none of them at nursing homes, May&nbsp;2

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133 new cases, none of them at nursing homes, May 2

Nova Scotia reaches its latest record high of 822 active COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

By KYLE SHAW, May 2/21


148 new cases including 2&nbsp;nursing home residents May&nbsp;1

COVID-19 »

148 new cases including 2 nursing home residents May 1

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 third wave brings fresh threats on Saturday.

By KYLE SHAW, May 1/21


Shaming, blaming and vigilante justice is not going to get us out of this third wave

COVID-19 »

Shaming, blaming and vigilante justice is not going to get us out of this third wave

Viruses love when communities aren't working together.

By CAORA MCKENNA, May 1/21


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