The Coast News

  • We stand with El Jones
    The racist depiction of our colleague in Frank Magazine is not innocent satire, but a dehumanizing caricature made to diminish and dismiss attempts at justice and reconciliation. As faculty members at …
  • Halifax’s Amazon bid to be repackaged for other potential investors
    The municipality’s pitch for Amazon’s second headquarters will be used to influence other potential investors—and even Haligonians themselves—should the bid prove unsuccessful. But the details of what …
  • Halifax councillor calls for municipal lobbyist registry
    At the next meeting of Regional Council, councillor Shawn Cleary will ask for a staff report on the creation and maintenance of a municipal lobbyist registry to keep track of the people and businesses …
  • What’s asked of women in the film industry
    Despite several instances of being humiliated, condescended to and sexualized in my chosen industry, why do I consider myself one of the lucky ones? If I decide not to report someone when they make an …
  • Racism reversal pits Dalhousie University against student leader
    DSU member and political activist Masuma Khan faces senate disciplinary review for challenging white fragility to kiss her ass. A battle over the notion of reverse racism in student politics is unfold …
  • Cloudy sales for Solar City
    HRM’s solar financing program has an annual budget of $4 million, but is on track for less than $800,000 in installations this year. The sun isn’t shining as brightly on Solar City these days. Phase t …
  • First in its divest class
    The Atlantic School of Theology quietly became the first Canadian university to divest from fossil fuels over a year ago. Is Dalhousie next? Laval got the headlines, but it turns out Halifax’s smalles …
  • Weed review: What is shatter and why does it get me so high?
    A little dab will do ya with THC extracts, so know more Mr. Nice and be prepared for Scout Master. My cannabis fairy godmother Ren recently chauffeured me to Hemptation Smoke Shop, the Fairview headsh …
  • Reality Check: The Business of Virtual Reality
    2D films have the ability to let us “check out” for an hour or two. We can travel back in time, to far-off cities, and connect with characters.…
  • Free Will Astrology
    Drop your delusions, Pisces HAPPY BIRTHDAY Libra (Sep 23-Oct 22)…