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Canada vaccination tracker to chart national vax rates
by Kyle Shaw on July 30, 2021 at 8:27 pm
Canada's vaccine rollout animated as a race to show who's leading the fight against COVID. To watch the race press the play button at the lower left of the chart. …
HFX Wanderers soccer finally comes home
by Gabrielle Drolet on July 30, 2021 at 2:32 pm
After a COVID banishment to Winnipeg, Halifax’s pro team gets to play in Halifax. For the first time in nearly two years, on Monday, August 2, the HFX Wanderers professional soccer team will be playing at its home stadium. The upcoming game against Athlético Ottawa marks the Wanderers’ return from Winnipeg, where the club played the first eight games of the Canadian Premier League season.…
New Brunswick decides the pandemic is over
by Victoria Walton on July 30, 2021 at 11:07 am
With just 58 percent of its entire population fully vaxxed NB lifts all COVID restrictions Friday, weeks ahead of Nova Scotia. At the stroke of midnight, New Brunswick entered what it calls the Green level of COVID alert, the final reopening phase for the province. Starting Friday, July 30, there are simply no more pandemic restrictions in the province.…
COVID cases and news for Nova Scotia on Friday, Jul 30
by Team Coast on July 30, 2021 at 10:48 am
Updates including briefings, infections and our daily map of community COVID-19. Jump to The Coast’s COVID charts Map of NS community health networks Table of community networks New and active cases Vaccination rate New Brunswick gambles again…
Seven must-see concerts in Halifax this weekend
by Morgan Mullin on July 29, 2021 at 9:44 pm
All the live music worth hearing from July 31 to August 2. After 18 months of longing, live music has come back to save our souls—and it’s wasting no time, with every fleeting summer evening stuffed to the rafters with cool concerts to check out. After the COVID-induced music show drought, we don’t dare complain.…
What Emancipation Day means to Nova Scotia
by Morgan Mullin on July 29, 2021 at 9:36 pm
"We're in a nation that has never apologized for slavery—and has never acknowledge that slavery ever happened." Dr. Charmaine Nelson is a nationally leading researcher and academic, focusing on the history of slavery in Canada, plumbing the depths of a field of study that this country is desperately far behind on. (When The Coast interviewed Nelson this spring, she explained that in America, there’s a “whole infrastructure” studying the history of slavery that began in the 1970s.…
Canadian Cannabis News
Cannabis edibles in high demand but not quite a jackpot for Toronto store owners facing shortages
by Joseph Hall - Feature Writer on January 17, 2020 at 4:18 pm
The so-called cannabis 2.0 products (cookies, chocolates, gummies — even tea) are appealing to the province’s cannabis-curious who can’t or don’t want to smoke it. So much so, in fact, that stores haven’t been able to keep up with demand.
Saskatchewan opening up retail cannabis market to help meet consumer demand
by The Canadian Press on October 29, 2019 at 9:54 pm
The government says it will open the market to more retailers in the hope of discouraging competition from illegal sellers.
Cannabis courses and programs wafting across Canadian university and college campuses
by Joseph Hall - Feature Writer on July 26, 2019 at 4:35 pm
At least 12 post-secondary schools are getting in on the educational boom, developing scientific knowledge and preparing students for work in the industry.
In high-stakes world of pot edibles, cannabis companies aim to start small
by Joseph Hall - Feature Writer on July 12, 2019 at 9:00 am
Unlike the cornucopia of pot-wares sold in legalized U.S. states, Canadian firms have opted to focus on a small core of offerings when the edibles market opens up in December.
A long way from Pablo Escobar: Colombian entrepreneur seeks to sell Canadians medical cannabis
by Joseph Hall - Feature Writer on June 23, 2019 at 11:00 am
As Colombia promotes legal trade, and fights stigma, company seeks importation licence to prepare for when Canada turns to foreign producers.