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René Boudreau suggests 5 places to explore Black Nova Scotia

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René Boudreau suggests 5 places to explore Black Nova Scotia

The founder of Elevate and Explore Black Nova Scotia shares some travel advice.

By GABRIELLE, DROLET, Jun 24/21


Read ‘em and reap

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Read ‘em and reap

Halifax authors share their must-read books of the summer.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 24/21


All the summer’s a stage

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All the summer’s a stage

Seasonal theatre is back. Here are all the plays you can’t miss.

By ALEC MARTIN, Jun 24/21


11 top spots to find Nova Scotia nature at its finest

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11 top spots to find Nova Scotia nature at its finest

Getting into the greatest outdoors is a natural instinct to embrace during pandemic summer.

By GABRIELLE, DROLET, Jun 24/21


Annapolis Valley wine country: your nearby Napa

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Annapolis Valley wine country: your nearby Napa

You aren’t going to California this pandemic, but Nova Scotia’s take on Napa Valley beckons.

By GABRIELLE, DROLET, Jun 24/21


Indigenous Land Back movement charts better way forward

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Indigenous Land Back movement charts better way forward

By DAVID SUZUKI, Jun 24/21


Knowledge and power

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Knowledge and power

Neighbours watching neighbours, friends who smell blowjobs, poly peeps sharing deets

By DAN SAVAGE, Jun 24/21


Your horoscope for the week June 24-30

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Your horoscope for the week June 24-30

The rest of 2021 will be a great time for you to learn important truths about love, Libra.

By ROB BREZSNY, Jun 24/21


A tennis champion’s guide to playing in Halifax

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A tennis champion’s guide to playing in Halifax

Tennis star Anna Nicolela says any court can be a good court: “I play wherever is open.”

By GABRIELLE, DROLET, Jun 24/21


Where to find a tennis court in Halifax

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Where to find a tennis court in Halifax

When it comes to finding a public tennis court to practice on, two-time Nova Scotia Open champion Anna Nicolela’s criteria is simple: “I play wherever is open,” she says.

By GABRIELLE, DROLET, Jun 24/21


Bring Greek Fest home this weekend

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Bring Greek Fest home this weekend

Halifax’s festival of Greek food, culture and more food is take-out only due to COVID.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 23/21


Border blockade politician takes her bias on the road

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Border blockade politician takes her bias on the road

Smith-McCrossin opposed a blockade about Indigenous rights, but is fine shutting down the Trans-Canada Highway to New Brunswick.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 23/21


Second doses of vaccine coming quickly says Strang

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Second doses of vaccine coming quickly says Strang

Supply surge means Nova Scotians can get fully vaccinated with two doses weeks early.

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jun 23/21


New Brunswick is officially out of the Atlantic bubble

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New Brunswick is officially out of the Atlantic bubble

Iain Rankin didn’t tell NB premier Higgs about new restrictions on travel to Nova Scotia.

By LYNDSAY ARMSTRONG, Jun 22/21


Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (June 20-25)

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Where to get a rapid COVID-19 test this week (June 20-25)

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

By TEAM COAST, Jun 22/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Jun 22

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, Jun 22

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

By TEAM COAST, Jun 22/21


Bahamas announces Halifax tour dates

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Bahamas announces Halifax tour dates

The Sad Hunk serenades at The Cohn in January.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 22/21


How Nova Scotia is a trailblazer for free, accessible COVID testing

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How Nova Scotia is a trailblazer for free, accessible COVID testing

There are nearly a dozen methods and reasons a person could get tested.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jun 22/21


Shelters threatened by city hall, supported by citizens

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Shelters threatened by city hall, supported by citizens

Hundreds rally for “crisis shelters” after city says it will tear the temporary housing down.

By CHRIS STOODLEY, Jun 21/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Monday, Jun 21

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Monday, Jun 21

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

By TEAM COAST, Jun 21/21


Bedford-Halifax ferry idea has new push to float at last

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Bedford-Halifax ferry idea has new push to float at last

$3.3 million plan aims for Halifax Transit to sail from Mill Cove to downtown by 2024.

By CHRIS STOODLEY, Jun 20/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Sunday, Jun 20

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Sunday, Jun 20

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

By TEAM COAST, Jun 20/21


HRM seeks African Nova Scotian artist to design panel about Black Methodist church

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HRM seeks African Nova Scotian artist to design panel about Black Methodist church

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church opened 175 years ago on Gottingen Street.

By CHRIS STOODLEY, Jun 20/21


Your Halifax is ready for fun after the COVID lockdown

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Your Halifax is ready for fun after the COVID lockdown

All the tips, advice and inspo you need for a safe, fantastic season in the sun.

Jun 20/21


Canada vaccination tracker: Provinces race to herd immunity

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Canada vaccination tracker: Provinces race to herd immunity

Which province or territory is leading Canada’s vaccine rollout to fight the COVID virus.

By KYLE SHAW, Jun 20/21


COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Saturday, Jun 19

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COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Saturday, Jun 19

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

By TEAM COAST, Jun 19/21


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