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All hail the city's unofficial social worker.

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Y'all shovel-ready for this?

CITY »

Y'all shovel-ready for this?

Budget talk day 486: capital projects, Cogswell is postponed and no, we're likely not ready for this.

by CAORA MCKENNA, May 22/20


5,000,000 cases

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5,000,000 cases

We've been sharing this planet with the coronavirus for six months, and finally COVID-19’s spread around the world has slowed.

by KYLE SHAW, May 21/20


Laid-off restaurant staff in Atlantic Canada can apply for this fund every week

FOOD + DRINK FEATURE »

Laid-off restaurant staff in Atlantic Canada can apply for this fund every week

The Bartenders Benevolent Fund is for front-of-house staff who need short-term cash.

by VICTORIA WALTON, May 21/20


All the things the library has done for Halifax residents since shutting its doors for COVID-19

CITY »

All the things the library has done for Halifax residents since shutting its doors for COVID-19

All hail the city's unofficial social worker.

by CAORA MCKENNA, May 21/20


Power players

SAVAGE LOVE »

Power players

Getting turned on by Nazis, and worried about the kinksters next door.

by DAN SAVAGE, May 21/20


It’s time for you to make a bold move, Libra

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

It’s time for you to make a bold move, Libra

You’ve got more power than usual to create something magical.

by ROB BREZSNY, May 21/20


Remembering Menz & Mollyz

THE SCENE »

Remembering Menz & Mollyz

One of the hardest-hitting casualties of COVID-19 is the city's most legendary gay bar.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 21/20


What you need to know about COVID benefits: May edition

COVID-19 »

What you need to know about COVID benefits: May edition

Don't forget to reapply for the CERB!

by VICTORIA WALTON, May 20/20


Nick Nemeroff tells us a joke

CULTURE »

Nick Nemeroff tells us a joke

The comedian that's been on Conan tides you over until his next Halifax show with some LOLs.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 20/20


David Suzuki: Many crises expose systemic failings

ENVIRONMENT »

David Suzuki: Many crises expose systemic failings

From Coronavirus to climate change to oil and gas to shrinking biodiversity.

by DAVID SUZUKI, May 20/20


Some Tidal Bay for you city rollers

FOOD + DRINK FEATURE »

Some Tidal Bay for you city rollers

Nova Scotia's signature sip is back with its latest vintage. Here's what to expect from the 2019 crop.

by VICTORIA WALTON, May 19/20


Bring Halifax culture home with our May 18-24 social distance streaming guide

THE SCENE »

Bring Halifax culture home with our May 18-24 social distance streaming guide

All the live theatre and couch concerts to see this week.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 18/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting May 18

COVID-19 »

Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting May 18

The latest info, short and sweet, mostly from the province but also Halifax.

by TEAM COAST, May 18/20


Century Egg’s new record is a sunny-side-up return

THE SCENE »

Century Egg’s new record is a sunny-side-up return

Halifax's Mandopop saviour drops a five-track EP to help you have a "fairyland kind of view" of life.

by SAM GILLETT, May 17/20


Episode three of Budget is Blind streamed live on HRMflix today, here's what happened

CITY »

Episode three of Budget is Blind streamed live on HRMflix today, here's what happened

Transit, Parks and Recreation and Transportation and Public Works were all on the budget debate agenda.

by CAORA MCKENNA, May 15/20


Response to violence against women shows how far we still have to go

CITY »

Response to violence against women shows how far we still have to go

It’s 2020, you think this would be over by now

by VICTORIA WALTON, May 15/20


Ellie Black is soaking up the bright side of the pandemic

CITY »

Ellie Black is soaking up the bright side of the pandemic

How Dartmouth's star Olympic gymnast is learning to slow down thanks to the coronavirus.

by CAORA MCKENNA, May 14/20


David Myles, hopeless romantic

FEATURE »

David Myles, hopeless romantic

Why Leave Tonight will make you believe in love songs—and easy listening.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 14/20


4,000,000 cases

COVID-19 »

4,000,000 cases

Even as some places are starting to reopen, around the world COVID-19 is spreading faster than ever.

by KYLE SHAW, May 14/20


Is it a problem if my horrible boyfriend leaves?

SAVAGE LOVE »

Is it a problem if my horrible boyfriend leaves?

Plus: Do I have to tell him he’s got herpes?

by DAN SAVAGE, May 14/20


Love is a superpower you can use to make practical miracles

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

Love is a superpower you can use to make practical miracles

Wield this truth as your secret magic in the coming weeks, Leo.

by ROB BREZSNY, May 14/20


Re-casting a municipal budget in a pandemic is a clusterfuck

CITY »

Re-casting a municipal budget in a pandemic is a clusterfuck

Here's how Halifax's councillors are handling it.

by CAORA MCKENNA, May 13/20


Are online shows live music's new lifeline?

THE SCENE »

Are online shows live music's new lifeline?

Halifax's Side Door is "hoping to be a life raft for artists" during the pandemic.

by SAM GILLETT, May 13/20


Hello Delaware's Dana Beeler knows how you feel

THE SCENE »

Hello Delaware's Dana Beeler knows how you feel

The Halifax rocker started a podcast to help us all feel a little less alone.

by MORGAN MULLIN, May 13/20


Should we be scared of murder hornets?

ENVIRONMENT »

Should we be scared of murder hornets?

No. But what is scary is that more than one-quarter of all insects have disappeared since 1990.

by DAVID SUZUKI, May 13/20


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