The Coast News

  • Police still looking for $8,900 in misplaced cash
    Progress is being made tracking down thousands of dollars that went missing from the police department’s evidence control system. Halifax Regional Police has located over 90 percent of the $104,289 in …
  • Clinic’s move to Bayers Lake is poor planning, a waste of public funds
    Far better places for Nova Scotia's new health centre. Last Thursday the provincial Liberal government announced the purchase of land in Bayers Lake, at the exorbitant price of $7.5 million, to a …
  • Halifax scoping out economic partnership with Zhuhai, China
    The municipality is hoping a partnership with the Chinese city of Zhuhai will be a great opportunity to increase Halifax’s economic development. Last Thursday, the standing committee for Community Pla …
  • Two local chefs face off at BattleApps
    Tonight, BattleApps invites to taste what your Haligonian chefs are made of—in twenty minutes. The Toronto-based chef battle (put on by Underground Chef Company and McCain) is coming to the east coast …
  • Advocates push for environmental bill of rights in Nova Scotia
    Non-partisan bill would help marginalized communities across the province fight back against pollution. A new proposed environmental bill of rights seeks to ensure all Nova Scotians have a right to a …
  • Halifax's food insecurity is creating unhealthy communities
    The city has a long way to go to create a healthy, just and sustainable food system. A new report, called Food Counts: Halifax Food Assessment, outlines some problems with food accessibility throughou …
  • Bayers Lake medical centre site called inaccessible
    The retail wilderness of the Bayers Lake Industrial Park “severely lacks” the transit and accessible infrastructure needed for the province’s new outpatient centre, say planning advocates. On Thursday …
  • Adept Tattoos does tats for bats
    “Everyone here just loves animals so much they just wanted to give back and help them out.” Relatable words from Adept Tattoo & Body Piercing Studio’s Lisa Faulkner. She’s talking about this weeke …
  • Halifax CAO apologizes for harassment text
    The city’s chief administrative officer has apologized to HRM employees for an inappropriate text message he sent to a subordinate. “As CAO, I should have known better and not assumed that I had permi …
  • Shop this: Analog Watch Co.
    
April has been a big month for Sarah Bannerman Andrews, who recently rang in the first anniversary of her clothing and lifestyle shop Sattva Boutique (2453 Agricola Street). During that time she’s be …