Shortage of English testing drives brains away from NS

Ottawa’s new plan to turn international students into permanent residents is hard to access here.
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Strang’s flip-flop on AstraZeneca

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Strang’s flip-flop on AstraZeneca

From AZ backer to pausing doses for the province, here’s what the top doc’s said.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 12/21


The person behind the porn persona

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The person behind the porn persona

Even if you get porn famous, you’ll still have lots of opportunities for people to get to know the real you.

By DAN SAVAGE, May 12/21


ICU patients start getting moved to free up beds

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ICU patients start getting moved to free up beds

COVID is sending a lot of “otherwise healthy people” to intensive care in Central zone.

By JOHANNA CHISHOLM, May 12/21


5 examples of Halifax cheug

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5 examples of Halifax cheug

2013 is calling—from the Luckett Vineyards phone booth—and wants its term back.

By KYLE SHAW AND MORGAN MULLIN, May 12/21


Tracking all of Nova Scotia’s COVID deaths

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Tracking all of Nova Scotia’s COVID deaths

The details we know about those who’ve died, and what we can take away from the data.

By VICTORIA WALTON AND JOHANNA CHISHOLM, May 12/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wed, May 12

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Wed, May 12

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

By TEAM COAST, May 12/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tue, May 11

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tue, May 11

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

By TEAM COAST, May 11/21


Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 9-15)

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Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (May 9-15)

Get out of lockdown and get tested.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 11/21


Get a taste of Vietnamese comfort food with I Love Pho

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Get a taste of Vietnamese comfort food with I Love Pho

A small family owned business that needs your support.

By MO PHÙNG AND THANH PHÙNG, May 11/21


There are ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of COVID-19 exposure sites in HRM

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There are ‘hundreds and hundreds’ of COVID-19 exposure sites in HRM

Don’t be fooled because only buses and flights are on the warning list.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 10/21


Q&A with Sobey Art Award nominee Lou Sheppard

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Q&A with Sobey Art Award nominee Lou Sheppard

“I’m finding myself still very interested in making stuff outside of exhibition spaces.”

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 10/21


4,000 cases, 3 waves, 1 chart

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4,000 cases, 3 waves, 1 chart

Nova Scotia’s third wave of COVID-19 is like nothing the province has seen before.

By KYLE SHAW, May 10/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Mon, May 10

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Mon, May 10

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

By TEAM COAST, May 10/21


165 new cases and 77 people recovered May 9

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165 new cases and 77 people recovered May 9

A Northwood staffer is among the newly infected in Nova Scotia's Sunday COVID-19 report.

By KYLE SHAW, May 9/21


Halifax Transit’s third-wave woes

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Halifax Transit’s third-wave woes

Routes have been limited this week because so many drivers are sick or self-isolating.

By VICTORIA WALTON, May 8/21


163 new cases and 1 death Saturday, May 8

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163 new cases and 1 death Saturday, May 8

Nova Scotia climbs to 1,539 active cases COVID-19 as the lockdown gets tighter.

By KYLE SHAW, May 8/21


Famous Curry Garden’s got Northern Indian Cuisine sorted

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Famous Curry Garden’s got Northern Indian Cuisine sorted

Home of the staple dishes you will find in almost every Northern Indian household

By THANH PHÙNG, May 8/21


A tighter lockdown and 227 new cases arrive May 7

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A tighter lockdown and 227 new cases arrive May 7

Borders and stores are closing as a woman dies and the health system is beyond capacity.

By KYLE SHAW AND VICTORIA WALTON, May 7/21


10 things in Halifax’s 2021/22 budget to be hopeful about

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10 things in Halifax’s 2021/22 budget to be hopeful about

Staff to work on affordable housing, new parks, accessible taxis and more.

By CAORA MCKENNA, May 7/21


NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

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NSCAD announces it will *not* be moving next to the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

"The gallery’s evolving building design and related space constraints means it no longer meets the needs of NSCAD."

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 7/21


Shortage of English testing drives brains away from NS

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Shortage of English testing drives brains away from NS

Ottawa’s new plan to turn international students into permanent residents is hard to access here.

By SEYITAN MORITIWON, May 7/21


182 new cases including 2 in long-term care on May 6

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182 new cases including 2 in long-term care on May 6

Halifax ends two weeks of lockdown Thursday with COVID-19 stronger than ever in Nova Scotia.

By KYLE SHAW, May 6/21


General Khan’s Spicy Chicken: A house favourite from Khan’s HFX

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General Khan’s Spicy Chicken: A house favourite from Khan’s HFX

Central and South Asian fusion that tells the story of displacement.

By THANH PHÙNG, May 6/21


Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Pan-Asian Palate

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Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Pan-Asian Palate

A month-long food journey connecting with and supporting locally owned Asian restaurants

By THANH PHÙNG AND MO PHÙNG, May 6/21


Your horoscope for the week May 6-12

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Your horoscope for the week May 6-12

Solicit help about truly important matters, Pisces.

By ROB BREZSNY, May 6/21


175 new cases on May 5, day 8 of the NS lockdown

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175 new cases on May 5, day 8 of the NS lockdown

Your correspondent’s COVID-19 vaccination is in the province’s stats on Wednesday.

By KYLE SHAW, May 5/21


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