The Coast News

  • Saltwire deal earned Chronicle Herald $664,474 in federal funding
    Grant money already earmarked for Transcontinental newspapers transferred over to Mark Lever’s new media empire, Canadian Heritage confirms. More than half a million dollars isn’t bad for a government …
  • Halifax street style: Creighton Street
    Name: Sophie Drapeau and Tobias Age: 27 Spotted: Creighton Street Wearing: Sweater, Zara; jeans, Levi’s; shoes, Vans from Little Burgundy, Halifax Shopping Centre How would you describe your style? Si …
  • One-stop shop
    Emma Piirtoniemi's "Surf and Turf" necklace The perfect statement piece made from carved acrylic, leather and sterling silver by jewellery artist Emma Piirtoniemi. Her work is on displa …
  • Where I work: Kristi Smith and Pete MacDonald from RCHMND
    RCHMND 1869 Granville Street WHO THEY ARE Co-owners of RCHMND, Kristi Smith and Peter MacDonald met while working in Toronto and realized they had a lot in common, including a desire to open a retail …
  • Marijuana review: Super Silver Haze vs plain old Silver Haze
    These two Silver strains are both great weed, but one is really super. Since my early teens, I've been combatting early onset osteoporosis while living with chronically inflamed tissue, anxiety, …
  • Home for Colored Children inquiry still on track
    Survivor Tony Smith says civil servants are “showing up” in ways they haven't before. It’s been over six months since a progress report was released by the restorative inquiry examining past abus …
  • A nightmare of evocation as Halifax falls to the wrecking ball
    Halifax is surely and inexorably being destroyed by rampant developers and an obliging council. One of my dystopian nightmares (I know that term is redundant but I want to emphasize just how scared an …
  • Quick hits
    Get through summer’s waning days with a wide-ranging column touching on porn, dating sites and dick size. Q I've been wondering: Since there are lesbians out there who occasionally crave cock, do …
  • Letters to the editor, August 17, 2017
    These are the letters and comments from the print edition Comics to the max …
  • Free Will Astrology
    Expunge your burdens, Libra HAPPY BIRTHDAY Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22) "If you love someone, set them free," said New Age author Richard Bach.…