Halifax Regional Council is about to get a bit more diverse

Pending offical results it'll have two people of colour, at least seven women and no one named Steve.

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COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 19

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 19/20


Halifax Regional Council is about to get a bit more diverse

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Halifax Regional Council is about to get a bit more diverse

Pending offical results it'll have two people of colour, at least seven women and no one named Steve.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Oct 18/20


Rally Sunday in Halifax in support of Indigenous fisherfolks

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Rally Sunday in Halifax in support of Indigenous fisherfolks

Organizers say they want Treaty rights and the Marshall decision to be upheld.

by SEYITAN MORITIWON, Oct 16/20


Hungry for more

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Hungry for more

How COVID-19 is exacerbating university students’ food insecurity.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Oct 15/20


Shocking discovery from beyond the grave

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Shocking discovery from beyond the grave

A reader needs help understanding—and forgiving.

by DAN SAVAGE, Oct 15/20


In your horoscope: Listen to your body

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In your horoscope: Listen to your body

Your physical organism has wisdom to impart, Leo, especially in coming weeks.

by ROB BREZSNY, Oct 15/20


Nocturne 2020: Drying <i>The Tears of a Butterfly</i>

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Nocturne 2020: Drying The Tears of a Butterfly

Nocturne curator Lindsay Dobbin on why artist Mike MacDonald’s legacy will live forever.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Nocturne 2020: Mo Phùng’s memory <i>Migration</i>

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Nocturne 2020: Mo Phùng’s memory Migration

The photographer recreates family snapshots to delve into the layers of their identity.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Nocturn'd up

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Nocturn'd up

Our guide to making the most of the epic visual arts festival.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Nocturne 2020: Marie-Soleil Provençal wastes not, wants lots

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Nocturne 2020: Marie-Soleil Provençal wastes not, wants lots

“I realized how much waste I was producing as an artist.”

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Nocturne 2020: Mo Drescher and Liliona Quarmyne cross the <i>distance</i>

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Nocturne 2020: Mo Drescher and Liliona Quarmyne cross the distance

A powerhouse art duo brings questions of connection to Nocturne.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Nocturne 2020: I'thandi Munro's parking impass

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Nocturne 2020: I'thandi Munro's parking impass

How a collection of ticketed fines became an art installation against systemic issues.

by MORGAN MULLIN, Oct 15/20


Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia

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Angry mob trap Mi’kmaw fishermen at a lobster pound in southwestern Nova Scotia

The latest from Maureen Googoo at Ku'kuk'wes News.

by MAUREEN GOOGOO, Oct 14/20


COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 12

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COVID-19 news in Nova Scotia, for the week starting October 12

New C19 cases and other info bits, mostly but not only from the province.

by TEAM COAST, Oct 12/20


Twenty two yes/no questions with Halifax Regional Council candidates

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Twenty two yes/no questions with Halifax Regional Council candidates

Should HRM have rent control? Defund the police? Have you read the entire street check report? and more.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Oct 11/20


On the phone with infrastructure specialist David Schofield, District 15

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On the phone with infrastructure specialist David Schofield, District 15

“If your residents aren’t informed they can’t give you an informed decision.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with social justice advocate Jay Aaron Roy, District 15

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On the phone with social justice advocate Jay Aaron Roy, District 15

Whether it’s affordable transit or accessibility issues, Roy wants to make sure everyone's voice is heard.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with crisis consultant Mary Lou LeRoy, District 15

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On the phone with crisis consultant Mary Lou LeRoy, District 15

“I never give up. If anything’s happening, I’m going to see it through to the end.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with youth mentor Anthony Mrkonjic, District 15

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On the phone with youth mentor Anthony Mrkonjic, District 15

This first-time candidate says he’ll bring a new energy to city council.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with clean harbour champion Bruce Cooke, District 11

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On the phone with clean harbour champion Bruce Cooke, District 11

“I'm a big believer that one person—and I've proven it—can make a big difference and they can make changes.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with food security advocate Stephen Chafe, District 11

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On the phone with food security advocate Stephen Chafe, District 11

“We’re in a food desert. We need better food bank services out here.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with construction manager Pete Rose, District 11

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On the phone with construction manager Pete Rose, District 11

Whether it's helping rebuild the local wharf or giving blood to those in need, he’s here to help.

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with community-focused Patty Cuttell, District 11

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On the phone with community-focused Patty Cuttell, District 11

“You have this development happening, but we also need to talk about community amenities.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with diversity advocate Ambroise Matwawana, District 11

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On the phone with diversity advocate Ambroise Matwawana, District 11

“A district that has diversity and inclusion has unity.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


On the phone with caregiver Hannah Munday, District 11

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On the phone with caregiver Hannah Munday, District 11

“I’m never going to make a promise that I don’t think I can keep.”

by FELESHIA CHANDLER, Oct 9/20


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