The Coast News

  • 902 Man Up finds healing within
    You don’t need to be a man to “man up,” but a community touched by violence is encouraging males to step up to the plate and become “responsible men” in their neighbourhoods. 902 Man Up was created by …
  • Lise Portelance is a harbour queen
    One of Halifax Harbour's few female captains speak to The Coast about what it takes to earn a crew's respect. Lise Portelance, 32, is a captain aboard the Harbour Queen—a 75-foot Mississippi …
  • Shop this: 90s swimwear at Makenew
    The upside of our recent summer rain is that it’s likely warming up the lakes a little. With your backstrokes and cannonballs in mind, Makenew (2698 Agricola Street) has been collecting a whole slew o …
  • Lee Hung San honours the dead
    The annual “hill walk” is one of the few remaining Chinese traditions in Halifax. The grey skies and mild downpour last Saturday didn't spoil the Lee Hung San, an annual celebration where the Chi …
  • Disabled is just different
    What if you exist as a person who can never be fully independent? We live in a society that is very focused on independence.…
  • The aftermath of the Sandeson verdict
    High-profile murder case ends with a conviction, but the story’s far from over. “Turn around and take a bow, Billy,” Taylor Samson’s mom said to the man who murdered her son. William Sandeson, 24-year …
  • Letters to the editor, June 22, 2017
    These are the letters and comments from the print edition Cover principles …
  • The reluctant energizer
    The guy I’m into waited to tell me he’s poly—is he using me as new relationship energy for his own? Plus: The reluctant cuckold. Q I am a 34-year-old straight woman.… …
  • Free Will Astrology
    Find a detour, Aquarius HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cancer (Jun 21-Jul 22)…
  • Council promises new home for Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre
    Plans for a brand new Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre are one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a surprise motion from Halifax Regional Council. After an in-camera discussion that began Tue …