Join the struggle for a better Canada on Canada Day

The Migrant Rights Network invites you to the “Canada Day What?” online seminar.

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Join the struggle for a better Canada on Canada Day

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Join the struggle for a better Canada on Canada Day

The Migrant Rights Network invites you to the “Canada Day What?” online seminar.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Jun 30/20


What is happening with the Halifax Pop Explosion?

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What is happening with the Halifax Pop Explosion?

The director resigns as the storied music festival gets called out for systemic racism.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 30/20


Halifax hosts Day of Rage in protest against West Bank annexation

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Halifax hosts Day of Rage in protest against West Bank annexation

No Justice on Stolen Land brings together Black, Indigenous and Palestinian activists to "fight the injustices that have existed for too long in every part of the world."

by KATERINA NIKAS, Jun 30/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting June 29

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Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting June 29

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly from the province but also Halifax.

by TEAM COAST, Jun 29/20


Restaurants can return to full capacity, if they have the space

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Restaurants can return to full capacity, if they have the space

Are 100 percent capacity and physical distancing mutually exclusive?

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 26/20


No extension for eviction ban puts Halifax's renters at risk

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No extension for eviction ban puts Halifax's renters at risk

Renters in Halifax don't have the support and protection they need from government.

by SAMIYA DOTTIN, Jun 26/20


Joel Plaskett Emergency to play virtual Canada Day concert

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Joel Plaskett Emergency to play virtual Canada Day concert

The city's big July 1 party moves online, broadcasting live from inside the Halifax Citadel.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 26/20


FEATURE »

Kye Clayton, fresh prince of Uniacke Square

As part of our feature on the up-and-coming rapper/beatmaker, we ask Clayton to freestyle for The Coast.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 25/20


Cliff Robinson is one of Halifax's essential workers—COVID or no COVID

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Cliff Robinson is one of Halifax's essential workers—COVID or no COVID

Mainline Needle Exchange provides life-saving services 365 days of the year.

by MATTHEW BONN, Jun 25/20


It's Kye Clayton's time

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It's Kye Clayton's time

The young rapper and beatmaker is sharing his story to connect with yours.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 25/20


Don’t be surprised to find yourself in a controversy, Capricorn

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Don’t be surprised to find yourself in a controversy, Capricorn

But don’t worry: You should get through the commotion with panache.

by ROB BREZSNY, Jun 25/20


I don’t care about all those sexts blowing up my partner’s phone, but…

SAVAGE LOVE »

I don’t care about all those sexts blowing up my partner’s phone, but…

Even though I trust the attraction isn’t mutual, I still feel threatened. Help!

by DAN SAVAGE, Jun 25/20


Halifax approves ambitious and unprecedented climate plan

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Halifax approves ambitious and unprecedented climate plan

A plan so good Mayor Mike Savage says he could take it to the UN.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jun 24/20


Halifax’s largest catering and tourism groups have laid off almost all staff this summer

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Halifax’s largest catering and tourism groups have laid off almost all staff this summer

Despite the re-opening on June 5, hundreds of staff in the restaurant, catering and tourism industries remain unemployed.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 24/20


Bring Halifax culture home with The Coast's June 23-28 streaming guide

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Bring Halifax culture home with The Coast's June 23-28 streaming guide

All the local live art you need to see—and a few offline things to attend, too.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 23/20


Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting June 22

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Just the news on COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, for the week starting June 22

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly from the province but also Halifax.

by TEAM COAST, Jun 22/20


Halifax gets its first vegan chain restaurant

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Halifax gets its first vegan chain restaurant

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 22/20


The Harbour Hopper prepares for a summer with no tourists

CITY »

The Harbour Hopper prepares for a summer with no tourists

The floating frog/tour vehicle starts running July 1—and locals get a discount this summer.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 19/20


Stop making Indigenous voices calendar dependant

CULTURE »

Stop making Indigenous voices calendar dependant

Sunday is National Indigenous People's Day, but the celebration feels hollow, says Rebecca Thomas.

by REBECCA THOMAS, Jun 19/20


The 50-person breakthrough

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The 50-person breakthrough

In a tale of two bubbles, Nova Scotia loosens social restrictions and gets ready to welcome tourists.

by KYLE SHAW, Jun 18/20


It's time for white people in Halifax to get down to work on racism

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It's time for white people in Halifax to get down to work on racism

How Game Changers 902 is changing the game and centralizing African Nova Scotian voices in Halifax.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jun 18/20


MDMA likely laced with fentanyl leads to overdose and death in Halifax

VOICE OF THE CITY »

MDMA likely laced with fentanyl leads to overdose and death in Halifax

Harm reduction needs to include youth—just saying no to drugs isn’t enough.

by MATTHEW BONN, Jun 18/20


Jah'Mila releases reggae rallying call to end police brutality

FEATURE »

Jah'Mila releases reggae rallying call to end police brutality

"Reggae has been the voice of the oppressed since its genesis," the Halifax singer says.

by ALEC MARTIN, Jun 18/20


<i>I Hear You</i>: a medical drama that listens

FILM + TV »

I Hear You: a medical drama that listens

The web series tells the "quiet side of medicine, where gender-oppressed people are dying."

by MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 18/20


Salons and barber shops booked up for weeks after re-opening

SHOPTALK »

Salons and barber shops booked up for weeks after re-opening

You're not alone if your stylist's next open slot isn't until July

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 18/20


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