Strang isn’t mad, he’s just disappointed

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Strang isn’t mad, he’s just disappointed

The province’s top doc has heard reports of people deliberately flouting public health measures.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 15/21


Here's what happened at Halifax Regional Council this week

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Here's what happened at Halifax Regional Council this week

Plus the budget committee and the committee of the whole.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Jan 14/21


First look: The Blue Mountain Birch Cove Wilderness Connector

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First look: The Blue Mountain Birch Cove Wilderness Connector

Signed, sealed, delivered, it's ours—in perpetuity.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Jan 12/21


COVID-19 news for the January 11 week

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COVID-19 news for the January 11 week

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

By TEAM COAST, Jan 11/21


Halifax dance studio struggling after third renoviction

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Halifax dance studio struggling after third renoviction

Serpentine Studios owner Laura Selenzi says the pattern is frustrating.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 10/21


New Brunswick kicked out of Nova Scotia's Atlantic bubble

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New Brunswick kicked out of Nova Scotia's Atlantic bubble

If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to figure out how to facetime your family in Moncton

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 8/21


Nova Scotia hopes to vaccinate 75 percent of population by September 30

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Nova Scotia hopes to vaccinate 75 percent of population by September 30

Put a jab in the arm on your New Year’s resolution list.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Jan 5/21


It's go time for skating and skate rentals at Halifax's beloved Oval

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It's go time for skating and skate rentals at Halifax's beloved Oval

All you need to know to get your skate on this winter.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Jan 5/21


COVID-19 news for the January 4 week

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COVID-19 news for the January 4 week

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

by TEAM COAST, Jan 4/21


What'll it take to see someone other than an old white man running this province?

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What'll it take to see someone other than an old white man running this province?

Start by considering this long list of women who'd do the job justice.

Jan 2/21


Halifax bars and restaurants permitted to re-open January 4

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Halifax bars and restaurants permitted to re-open January 4

Dining out is the latest trend to make a comeback in 2021.

by VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 31/20


Livelihood lobster fishing cast adrift: How DFO’s inaction has history repeating itself

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Livelihood lobster fishing cast adrift: How DFO’s inaction has history repeating itself

Years after the controversial 1999 Marshall decision, violence calmed when a fishery officer and First Nation chief found common ground.

by STEFAN SINCLAIR-FORTIN, Dec 31/20


Our first year of living with COVID-19

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Our first year of living with COVID-19

The WHO found out about the disease on New Year's Eve in 2019.

by KYLE SHAW, Dec 31/20


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, Dec 31/20


Less than a quarter of candidates vying for a seat on Halifax regional council have been women

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Less than a quarter of candidates vying for a seat on Halifax regional council have been women

Why changing that number means more than just empowering women, it requires actually making space for them once they win.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 30/20


Thirteen people more deserving of a statue in Halifax than Cornwallis

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Thirteen people more deserving of a statue in Halifax than Cornwallis

It's time his podium is topped with a less problematic effigy.

Dec 30/20


It's quite easy to get RCMP and HRP memorabilia online

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It's quite easy to get RCMP and HRP memorabilia online

Dozens of police collectors groups floating around the internet sell, trade and auction badges, vests, gear and more

By VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 29/20


COVID-19 news for the December 28 week

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COVID-19 news for the December 28 week

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

by TEAM COAST, Dec 28/20


Halifax’s police state of emergency

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Halifax’s police state of emergency

When a pandemic meets a police force with a history of racism, who gets to decide what common sense means?

By CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 27/20


From day one, advocates knew shooting was linked to domestic violence

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From day one, advocates knew shooting was linked to domestic violence

In the wake of the event, feminist groups and women’s shelters across Canada have been calling for recognition and action.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Dec 27/20


There’s nothing spontaneous about a night out in Halifax for someone who uses a mobility device

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There’s nothing spontaneous about a night out in Halifax for someone who uses a mobility device

From stairs to small stalls, Halifax's bars and clubs are full of barriers to accessibility.

By CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 26/20


Strang and McNeil give final COVID-19 update of 2020

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Strang and McNeil give final COVID-19 update of 2020

by CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 22/20


COVID-19 news for the December 21 week

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COVID-19 news for the December 21 week

Quick looks at cases and more, in Halifax and Nova Scotia.

by TEAM COAST, Dec 21/20


Mills Brothers window displays remembered as building awaits redevelopment

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Mills Brothers window displays remembered as building awaits redevelopment

Demolished in November, The Coast looks back at what the building once was and to the future about what it could be.

by CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 18/20


Halifax Regional council talks budget at its last meeting of 2020

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Halifax Regional council talks budget at its last meeting of 2020

Pushing for sustainable finances to keep up with increased demands

by CAORA MCKENNA, Dec 17/20


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