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  • Aug 26 - Sep 1, 2010
  • Vol. 18, No. 13
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News + Opinion

  • Reality Bites
  • Halifax ponders its crap: biosolid debate heats up

    HRM council is reevaluating the practice of applying biosolids---N-Viro Corporation’s composted and treated sewage---to municipal property. The controversy started in mid-August when city crews stank up Dunbrack Street, driving locals to their councillor, Debbie Hum. “We didn’t get a lot of information on the issue at council,” Hum says. She has concerns that the medical waste and chemicals in biosolids may not be fully accounted for in testing, and could cause harm. Last week she requested a staff report on the issue, including explanations of how Dunbrack was chosen, how the product is tested, why the public wasn’t better informed,
  • We are poor
  • Editorial
  • We are poor

    Nova Scotia should give up its fantasies about importing wealth and instead build social capital.

Food + Drink

Arts + Culture

  • The Bus Stop’s here
  • Theatre
  • The Bus Stop’s here

    With plans to turn the Gottingen space into a non-profit organization, and as a popular venue for the Fringe Festival, The Bus Stop Theatre is becoming the centre of Halifax’s alternative theatre scene.
  • Inside the Lodge
  • Visual Art
  • Inside the Lodge

    Scott Saunders’ Grand Lodge is built out of furniture and other materials he salvaged from the old Barrington Freemasons Hall.
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  • Fall music preview
  • Feature
  • Fall music preview

    A round-up of the season’s local music releases, starting this weekend with the Gamma Gamma Rays, that will make your ears bleed and your head explode.
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  • <i>Aphasia</i>
  • Reviews
  • Aphasia

    Crocodile Society of Aphasia (White Wabbit)

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