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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Friday, Jul 23

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Friday, Jul 23

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 23/21


Government tells Nicole Gnazdowsky she’s “no longer welcome” to contact the province

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Government tells Nicole Gnazdowsky she’s “no longer welcome” to contact the province

Nova Scotia department of justice says repeated inquiries about her brother’s 2020 workplace death investigation are “abusive.”

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jul 22/21


Liberal candidate booted from party over boudoir pics and OnlyFans account

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Liberal candidate booted from party over boudoir pics and OnlyFans account

Robyn Ingraham originally said her withdrawal from the race was for mental health reasons.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 22/21


Your horoscope for the week July 22-28

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Your horoscope for the week July 22-28

Your ability to connect with the eternal child and wise animal within you is at a peak, Aries.

By ROB BREZSNY, Jul 22/21


Black women entrepreneurs make a COVID comeback with summer markets

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Black women entrepreneurs make a COVID comeback with summer markets

Tia Upshaw says "blkpreneur market" this Sunday and big August market are needed after brutal third wave.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 22/21


Booze you can use

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Booze you can use

The trio behind Bar Kismet starts REMY’S, a new wine, beer and spirits importer.

By CHRIS STOODLEY, Jul 22/21


Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (July 14-July 18)

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Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (July 14-July 18)

Get a rapid test whether you're headed to work, a hang out with your bubble, or a patio.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 22/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Thursday, Jul 22

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Thursday, Jul 22

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 22/21


4 live music shows to see this weekend

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4 live music shows to see this weekend

Concerts! Are! Back!

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 22/21


You can help a park reach its dreams tonight

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You can help a park reach its dreams tonight

Join the “imagination session” at Cogswell Park to make this lost green space thrive.

By ISABEL BUCKMASTER, Jul 21/21


The climate is changing rapidly, but the oil industry isn’t

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The climate is changing rapidly, but the oil industry isn’t

2021 will probably be among the top 10 hottest, with even hotter years looming.

By DAVID SUZUKI, Jul 21/21


Hey Halifax, you’ve only got a few more days to see this amazing art show

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Hey Halifax, you’ve only got a few more days to see this amazing art show

Why you can’t sleep on TOIL HERE, showing at The Khyber until July 24.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 21/21


“The race between virus and vaccine is not settled yet”

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“The race between virus and vaccine is not settled yet”

Lessons from former ER doctor John Ross on this “really awkward phase” of the pandemic.

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jul 21/21


In the straights

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In the straights

By DAN SAVAGE, Jul 21/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wednesday, Jul 21

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wednesday, Jul 21

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 21/21


Jerry Granelli, iconic drummer and teacher, dies in Halifax

MUSIC »

Jerry Granelli, iconic drummer and teacher, dies in Halifax

Famed for playing on A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 80-year-old was the city’s face of jazz.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 20/21


NS calls grieving woman “hostile individual” behind her back

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NS calls grieving woman “hostile individual” behind her back

Nicole Gnazdowsky wondered what the government was saying about her, so she asked.

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jul 20/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Jul 20

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Jul 20

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 20/21


Adventurous Activities to do this Summer near Halifax

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Adventurous Activities to do this Summer near Halifax

Summertime is best spent on the road searching for your next adventure.

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5 can’t-miss events happening at 2021 Halifax Jazz Festival

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5 can’t-miss events happening at 2021 Halifax Jazz Festival

Midway through the fest’s run, there’s still a ton to see and stream.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 20/21


Agricola Street sinkhole caused by human activity

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Agricola Street sinkhole caused by human activity

Apparently most sinkholes in Nova Scotia are.

By ISABEL BUCKMASTER, Jul 19/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Monday, Jul 19

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Monday, Jul 19

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 19/21


Where to find the best Caesars in Halifax

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Where to find the best Caesars in Halifax

Paid Content By CONTENT BY MOTT'S CLAMATO, Jul 19/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Sunday, Jul 18

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Sunday, Jul 18

Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19.

By TEAM COAST, Jul 18/21


Preparing for an in-person Halifax Pride

CULTURAL FESTIVALS »

Preparing for an in-person Halifax Pride

A behind-the-scenes diary series exploring how one of the city's biggest festivals comes together in the face of COVID-19.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 17/21


Premier Iain Rankin has called a provincial general election

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Premier Iain Rankin has called a provincial general election

With a voting date of August 17, Nova Scotia's provincial election is now on.

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jul 17/21


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