Halifax, Nova Scotia | THE COAST | Issue Archives | Nov 13, 2014

Nov 13-19, 2014

Vol. 22, No. 24

With the CBC Radio building about to be bulldozed, we remember its role as a cultural incubator. For local arts organizations it was a treat—free rent in a great downtown location—and before the party ended it changed Halifax for the better.

News + Opinion

Arts + Music

Food + Drink

  • Five ways to do Devour!

    Wolfville’s food film festival beckons foodies and movie nerds to get out of town for the weekend.

    By Melissa Buote

Lifestyle

  • Free Will Astrology

    Fall in love, Cancer.

    By Rob Brezsny

  • Emotional intrusion

    Emotional intrusion

    By Dan Savage

  • Teacher’s pets

    Expert in dog rehabilitation Ted Efthymiadis offers insight on K9 behavioural issues, and how to deal with them.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Re: insurance

    Be sure to shop smart when protecting your pet’s health—insurance isn’t always worth the risk.

    By Jacob Boon

  • PUP culture

    Christine Black ditched the courtroom for a roomful of seven-pound dogs. The verdict? She’s guilty of having the best job ever.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Feelin’ good, lookin’ good

    Take care of your best friend from inside and out, tackling everything from tummy trouble to street style.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Exotic pets are so hot right now

    Lots of options exist for those wanting a unique pet experience.

    By Jacob Boon

  • Humane nature

    TAPA Cat Rescue advocates for stray and feral cats, and helps get them off the street. Angela Miller discusses how you can help.

    By Allison Saunders

  • 10,000 Carrots gold

    Hopping mad about discarded domestic bunnies, Halifax’s first rabbit rescue aims to adopt out and educate.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Tales from the kitten keeper

    After years of fostering cats, and blogging about it at KittenTales.ca, Jennifer Trevors is a pro at raising and rehabilitating feline friends.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Organ is the new snack

    From beating allergies to treating pups province-wide, Crazy Dog Dehydrated Treats are crazy good.

    By Kyle Shaw

  • Gus by the numbers

    A quick lesson on The Museum of Natural History’s resident tortoise and Halifax’s oldest pet.

    By Allison Saunders

  • Before they were stars: cat edition

    What does it take to make your pet a YouTube hero? Stephanie Johns devotes one week to finding out.

    By Stephanie Johns

  • Tales from the kitten keeper

    After years of fostering cats, and blogging about it at KittenTales.ca, Jennifer Trevors is a pro at raising and rehabilitating feline friends.

    By Allison Saunders