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Wylin' in a winter wonderland
by Morgan Mullin on November 25, 2020 at 4:38 pm
How do you make your holiday zoom party feel a little more like the real thing?…
“If you haven't woken up to the second wave, this is your wake-up call”
by Kyle Shaw on November 25, 2020 at 3:35 pm
As sequels often do, COVID-19 Second Wave is sticking pretty close to the plot of COVID-19 First Wave. Just like in the original, after a few days of rising case numbers and growing tensions in the community, yesterday the no-nonsense government officials—played by premier Stephen McNeil and Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health Robert Strang, reprising their popular roles—announced strict lockdowns for Halifax, effecting countless masses.…
COVID-19 news for the November 23 week
by Team Coast on November 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm
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For The Khyber, for us all
by Morgan Mullin on November 23, 2020 at 3:40 pm
The Turret Arts Space Society's mission? To remake 1588 Barrington Street into the accessible art hub downtown needs. Emily Davidson sits, folded over on herself, in a corner on the third floor of 1588 Barrington Street.…
Halifax's bubble gets smaller
by Victoria Walton on November 20, 2020 at 6:39 pm
Remember the days of MySpace—where you picked your top friends to list on your profile page? Now it's real life, except instead of your profile, you have to pick your personal COVID-19 bubble. For "western HRM," once the clock strikes 12:01 on Monday, November 23, a resident's bubble—the people you don't have to socially distance from and mask up around—can only include five people. According to provincial top doc Robert Strang, this area includes "from the municipality's borders with Lunenburg County to the west, and as far east as Porters Lake.…
Here's what happened at council this week
by Caora McKenna on November 20, 2020 at 3:55 am
A look at the use of “Micmac” in municipal streets and buildings, year-round cafe approval and more. Another day, another dollar, another look at the use of Micmac instead of Mi'kmaq in Halifax. As usual, The Coast live-'grammed Tuesday's council meeting on our Instagram stories—click here to see what happened in real time—but we hope you enjoy this recap, too.…
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.