What happened at Northwood? 5

How Nova Scotia failed its most vulnerable.
an exclusive coast investigation
- April 15

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38 new cases leading to 111 active cases April 22

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38 new cases leading to 111 active cases April 22

It's been a year since Nova Scotia had so many new cases in one day.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 22/21


If you want to move to NS 'now is not the time'

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If you want to move to NS 'now is not the time'

You could end up turned away at the border or forced to quarantine on your own dime.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 21/21


The downside of real estate love letters

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The downside of real estate love letters

Who loses when the game is to have the sellers “see themselves in you.”

By CAORA MCKENNA, Apr 21/21


Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

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Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

The folk-pop singer-songwriter covers Cape Breton legend Rita MacNeil.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 21/21


Review: <i>Post-Democracy</i> will decimate you

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Review: Post-Democracy will decimate you

Award-winning Halifax playwright Hannah Moscovitch returns with a devastating, beautiful piece of theatre.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 20/21


15 cases scattered over half the province April&nbsp;19

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15 cases scattered over half the province April 19

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers are higher on Monday than they've been in months.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 19/21


Schools with COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

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Schools with COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

Where, when and what’s happening about it.

by TEAM COAST, Apr 19/21


7 cases, the Brazilian variant arrives and a second nursing home case April&nbsp;18

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7 cases, the Brazilian variant arrives and a second nursing home case April 18

Plus some late-breaking school cases on a sucky COVID-19 Sunday.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 18/21


Timeline of the year after Portapique

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Timeline of the year after Portapique

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 18/21


Pilot Picasso reflects on a tough year after Portapique

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Pilot Picasso reflects on a tough year after Portapique

Aerial artist Dimitri Neonakis flew a heart over Nova Scotia—and stole all of ours.

By JONATHAN WERBITT, Apr 18/21


We’re still calling it femicide

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We’re still calling it femicide

The Portapique shooting has exposed the damage white, male entitelement can do.

By JOHANNAH BLACK, Apr 18/21


8 new cases, including one in long-term care, April&nbsp;17

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8 new cases, including one in long-term care, April 17

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers for Saturday.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 17/21


Yes, we should share the vaccine

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Yes, we should share the vaccine

Life is truly fine in Nova Scotia. It’s imploding elsewhere.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Apr 17/21


How to tune in to the Portapique memorial service livestream

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How to tune in to the Portapique memorial service livestream

A tribute in honour of the 22 victims happens Sunday, April 18 at 3pm.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 17/21


John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

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John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

The local artist is acclaimed for drawing utopia, but can’t imagine a better city than this one.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 17/21


Nova Scotia’s own food network keeps churning out TV stars

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Nova Scotia’s own food network keeps churning out TV stars

Want to be on Top Chef? For Stéphane Levac, it helped having show alumni for friends.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 17/21


NS won’t divert vaccines to Ontario but could help in other ways

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NS won’t divert vaccines to Ontario but could help in other ways

There’s been no call for help yet, and doctor Strang says any request won’t be considered until we receive it.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 16/21


1 person dead, 6 new cases on Friday, April&nbsp;16

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1 person dead, 6 new cases on Friday, April 16

The latest COVID-19 news and numbers reported by Nova Scotia.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 16/21


Premier faces renewed calls for Northwood inquiry

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Premier faces renewed calls for Northwood inquiry

After Coast investigation, Rankin’s asked in legislature about long-term care outbreak.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 16/21


3 cases on a technicality for Thursday, April&nbsp;15

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3 cases on a technicality for Thursday, April 15

Nova Scotia’s latest COVID-19 numbers.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 15/21


Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

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Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

A fresh new voice in the Halifax scene that's ready to talk about the climate crisis.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 15/21


8 ways to support Muslims in Halifax this Ramadan

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8 ways to support Muslims in Halifax this Ramadan

Helping someone get through the month of fasting is as easy as offering a chair.

By HABIBA COOPER DIALLO, Apr 15/21


Your horoscope for the week April 15-21

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Your horoscope for the week April 15-21

Don’t bury your emotions, Scorpio, they urgently need to be aired!

By ROB BREZSNY, Apr 15/21


What happened at Northwood?

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What happened at Northwood?

How Nova Scotia failed its most vulnerable.
an exclusive coast investigation

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


COVID-19 and long-term care in Nova Scotia: the timeline

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COVID-19 and long-term care in Nova Scotia: the timeline

How the province’s pandemic response lagged behind other parts of the country.

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


Remembering Northwood’s COVID-19 dead

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Remembering Northwood’s COVID-19 dead

The outbreak claimed dozens, including a card shark, a restaurateur and a woman who loved to dance at the Legion.

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


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