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15 cases scattered over half the province April 19

COVID-19 »

15 cases scattered over half the province April 19

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers are higher on Monday than they've been in months.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 19/21


Schools with COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

EDUCATION »

Schools with COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

Where, when and what’s happening about it.

by TEAM COAST, Apr 19/21


7 cases, the Brazilian variant arrives and a second nursing home case April 18

COVID-19 »

7 cases, the Brazilian variant arrives and a second nursing home case April 18

Plus some late-breaking school cases on a sucky COVID-19 Sunday.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 18/21


Timeline of the year after Portapique

NEWS »

Timeline of the year after Portapique

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 18/21


Pilot Picasso reflects on a tough year after Portapique

CITY »

Pilot Picasso reflects on a tough year after Portapique

Aerial artist Dimitri Neonakis flew a heart over Nova Scotia—and stole all of ours.

By JONATHAN WERBITT, Apr 18/21


We’re still calling it femicide

OPINION »

We’re still calling it femicide

The Portapique shooting has exposed the damage white, male entitelement can do.

By JOHANNAH BLACK, Apr 18/21


8 new cases, including one in long-term care, April 17

COVID-19 »

8 new cases, including one in long-term care, April 17

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers for Saturday.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 17/21


Yes, we should share the vaccine

COVID-19 »

Yes, we should share the vaccine

Life is truly fine in Nova Scotia. It’s imploding elsewhere.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Apr 17/21


How to tune in to the Portapique memorial service livestream

CITY »

How to tune in to the Portapique memorial service livestream

A tribute in honour of the 22 victims happens Sunday, April 18 at 3pm.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 17/21


John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

ARTS + CULTURE »

John Devlin’s second act, from outsider to world star

The local artist is acclaimed for drawing utopia, but can’t imagine a better city than this one.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 17/21


Nova Scotia’s own food network keeps churning out TV stars

FOOD »

Nova Scotia’s own food network keeps churning out TV stars

Want to be on Top Chef? For Stéphane Levac, it helped having show alumni for friends.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 17/21


NS won’t divert vaccines to Ontario but could help in other ways

COVID-19 »

NS won’t divert vaccines to Ontario but could help in other ways

There’s been no call for help yet, and doctor Strang says any request won’t be considered until we receive it.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 16/21


1 person dead, 6 new cases on Friday, April 16

COVID-19 »

1 person dead, 6 new cases on Friday, April 16

The latest COVID-19 news and numbers reported by Nova Scotia.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 16/21


Premier faces renewed calls for Northwood inquiry

COVID-19 »

Premier faces renewed calls for Northwood inquiry

After Coast investigation, Rankin’s asked in legislature about long-term care outbreak.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 16/21


3 cases on a technicality for Thursday, April 15

COVID-19 »

3 cases on a technicality for Thursday, April 15

Nova Scotia’s latest COVID-19 numbers.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 15/21


Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

MUSIC »

Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

A fresh new voice in the Halifax scene that's ready to talk about the climate crisis.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 15/21


8 ways to support Muslims in Halifax this Ramadan

CITY »

8 ways to support Muslims in Halifax this Ramadan

Helping someone get through the month of fasting is as easy as offering a chair.

By HABIBA COOPER DIALLO, Apr 15/21


Your horoscope for the week April 15-21

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY »

Your horoscope for the week April 15-21

Don’t bury your emotions, Scorpio, they urgently need to be aired!

By ROB BREZSNY, Apr 15/21


What happened at Northwood?

COVID-19 »

What happened at Northwood?

How Nova Scotia failed its most vulnerable.
an exclusive coast investigation

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


COVID-19 and long-term care in Nova Scotia: the timeline

COVID-19 »

COVID-19 and long-term care in Nova Scotia: the timeline

How the province’s pandemic response lagged behind other parts of the country.

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


Remembering Northwood’s COVID-19 dead

COVID-19 »

Remembering Northwood’s COVID-19 dead

The outbreak claimed dozens, including a card shark, a restaurateur and a woman who loved to dance at the Legion.

By STEPHANIE NOLEN, Apr 15/21


Letter rip

SAVAGE LOVE »

Letter rip

Your faithful correspondent sings the praises of correspondence this week.

By DAN SAVAGE, Apr 15/21


2 cases and a major leap in vaccine delivery April 14

COVID-19 »

2 cases and a major leap in vaccine delivery April 14

But Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 numbers also identify 18 more cases of the B117 variant.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 14/21


Atlantic bubble dreams for April 19 are popping

COVID-19 »

Atlantic bubble dreams for April 19 are popping

Cancel your plans to head to Moncton, and make sure your Charlottetown and St. John’s trips have a good refund policy.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Apr 14/21


6 cases reported for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, April 13

COVID-19 »

6 cases reported for Nova Scotia on Tuesday, April 13

The province’s latest COVID-19 numbers.

By KYLE SHAW, Apr 13/21


7 Sure Things going on in Halifax the April 15 weekend

ARTS + CULTURE »

7 Sure Things going on in Halifax the April 15 weekend

From the return of Adam Baldwin’s livestreams to a new, drag-filled play from HEIST.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 13/21


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