Our readers weigh in on the great daylight saving time debate.
By Kaija Jussinoja
On Sunday at 2am, daylight saving time ends and we “fall back” one hour to be on standard time. (You can sleep through it...
Who’s really to blame for the Dal HoCo fiasco?
We asked our readers who should take responsibility for last weekend's dangerous street parties.
By Kaija Jussinoja
The past is present on the Juanniversary
Exactly 19 years after Hurricane Juan, the recovery continues from Hurricane Fiona.
By Kyle Shaw
Does Canada need King Charles?
Our constitutional monarchy is expensive, outdated and carries heavy colonial baggage. And we might be stuck with it.
Nova Scotians rate Tim Houston one year after his big election win
"The premier has had both pluses and minuses. I'd rate him at about 52.5%."
How Halifax treats unhoused people brings shame to us all
By Matt Stickland
Province’s latest housing scheme barely passes muster
Evaluating the PC government’s Land For Housing Initiative.
How cop Nicole Green's pursuit of justice leaves injustice in its wake
It was questionable when the Halifax Regional Police constable tazered a man, but three days of police review board hearings doesn't feel like the answer.
Engineers Nova Scotia, protecting Nova Scotians for over 100 years
Engineers Nova Scotia celebrates National Engineering Month
By Engineers Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 pandemic at 2 years old
So much death, too little information.
The pitch: Halifax should give away bus passes as gas prices soar
For city hall, the gasoline crisis is an opportunity to break the chicken-egg cycle of poor transit and car reliance by getting drivers to try the bus.
By Morgan Mullin
Let's Talk about action
Bell Let’s Talk may have good intentions, but the execution could use some work.
By Jean, Katy
Failure of imagination drives the COP26 deal to cut transportation emissions
Sure, electric vehicles are important, but questioning car culture in order to reduce private automobile use is what the planet really needs.
By David Suzuki
Dear mayor and council, you can’t blame the protesters because none of you were there
An open letter to Halifax Regional Council about the police violence last week.
By Meghann Kerr
A back-to-work to-do list for the new Nova Scotia legislature
Five simple steps to improve our democracy and build a better government.
By Paul Black
Why don’t we have access to our lake in North Preston?
Long Lake needs to be open to swimmers, to kayakers, to the community.
By Nevell Provo
Why I *still* choose not to celebrate Canada Day
It is only getting harder for this country to pretend to be what it claims to be.
By Killa Atencio
The residential school legacy of Kamloops and beyond
A descendant of residential school survivors says both Indigenous people and settlers are struggling with how to move forward.
By Bryson Syliboy
Palestinians rallying against abusive policing in Gaza end up grossly policed here in Halifax
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association protests the way these protesters were treated.
By Rana Zaman
On witnessing the atrocities of war and colonialism in the digital age
When violence and trauma travel through digital networks, it’s our responsibility to make solidarity and resistance travel the same way.
By Johannah Black
I miss everything about live music
The big things like the thrill of a band starting an encore, but also the many little things.
Weekly COVID deaths, cases and hospitalizations in NS (Nov 24 update)
“There will be some people that die from COVID”
“I get to wake up and experience another day of life on this earth”
We asked Coast readers how the pandemic changed their lives
No masks, no limits, no POV as Nova Scotia lifting all COVID restrictions March 21
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Military facility at Hartlen Point could ruin area for birding, surfing, fishing
By Martin Bauman
Need for shelter this winter is the “worst it’s ever been” in Halifax
Taxi licencing could get cheaper in Halifax
A “perfect storm” of respiratory viruses hits Nova Scotia, putting pressure on the IWK