Vol. 26, No. 24
Erin Costelo made Sweet Marie across 10 wintry days in a single room, surrounded by trees. But her new album is no pastoral folk journey—it’s a soul-driven, feminist-fired recording she’s taking all over the world.
Bilby Street’s unaffordable future
There’s little the community can do to stop new developments pricing residents out of their own neighbourhood.
By Sandra C. Hannebohm
Halifax steps up to fund Africville Museum
$8,000 operating grant from the city isn’t quite enough to keep the lights on, but it’s something to build on.
By Julia-Simone Rutgers
Soil cleanup on Shannon Park's Millbrook lands could cost $5 million
Costs and timetables for cleaning up the larger, adjacent property being pitched for a new CFL stadium are still an unknown.
By Jacob Boon
SCIENCE MATTERS: Tackling climate change requires healing the divide
We must call out those who stall or prevent solutions to serve their own self-interest and political agendas.
By David Suzuki
25 for 25: episode 2014
It's the Khyber, forever, with Emily Davidson, and comic superstar Kate Leth shares her strange adventures.
All aboard Maritime Express Cider
Valley-based cidery gears up for its grand opening.
By Rebecca Dingwell
Letters to the editor, November 8, 2018
These are the letters and comments from the print edition.
Refugee moms at serious risk for postpartum depression
Evidence shows the chance of experiencing postpartum depression is five times higher in refugee women.
By Salma Almukhaini
Sharing nudes: Advice for all the Tony Clements out there
You don’t need to be the Annie Leibowitz of dick pics but some thought goes a long way.
By Leslie Greening
What to Expect When You Aren’t Expected’s queer health care study
The new play puts true birthing stories from queer Nova Scotia women on stage.
By Brennan McCracken
Visual arts review: James MacSwain, Ex Libris
Paper collages landing somewhere between book and sculpture at Hermes.
By Mollie Cronin
The most confident version of Erin Costelo
On Sweet Marie, the Halifax soul siren started with a love song by Randy Newman and ended up somewhere bold and new: “It’s exactly what I wanted to say.”
By Tara Thorne
A veteran helping veterans
Patrick Murray is a folk singer now, but his years of military service inform everything he does.
Have a super-sweet weekend with these Sure Things
By Morgan Mullin
Hey You Guys!
By Paul Hammond
Free Will Astrology
Rob Brezsny says you might soon spawn a valuable creation, Aries.
By Rob Brezsny
Is my normal abnormal?
Seeing his peers settling down and having kids, a kinky bi guy wonders if he’s broken. Plus: A brother’s rubber love.
By Dan Savage
A major motion picture star arrives in Halifax Harbour this week
By Martin Bauman
Halifax’s $100 million police headquarters pipe dream
By Matt Stickland
The Grand Parade podcast: Who pays for a $40-million stadium at Wanderers Grounds?
How Halifax spent $11 million on fencing
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.