The Coast, Halifax's Weekly
  • 2309 Mayard Street
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 3T8
  • Canada
  • Phone: (902) 422-6278
  • Fax: (902) 425-0013
  • Circulation: 23,000 (as of December 2011)
  • Audited By: Verified Audit Circulation
  • Publication Day: Every Thursday, the best day of the week
  • Market Served: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • National Advertising: In-house
There's more to know about Halifax than fiddle music and the pretty scenery. There are more active universities in Halifax than any other city in Canada. 21% of the population is under the age of 20. Shambhala Buddhism calls Halifax divine, and thousands of American Buddhist immigrants agree. Halifax filmmakers, musicians, artists, cartoonist make some of the best shit in Canada. Halifax was the first city to introduce the donair. Haligonians talk a lot about the weather but do nothing about it.

That's why there's The Coast.
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Recent AAN Awards

2010 Food Writing, Honorable Mention (Circulation Below 50000) by Andy Murdoch
2007 Ad Design, 1st Place (Circulation Below 55000) by The Coast staff
2006 Editorial Layout, 1st Place (Circulation Below 50000)
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 19-34 (39%)
 35-54 (41%)
 55+ (21%)

 F: 40%
 M: 60%
Graduated College:

Source: CRA's Urban Report, first quarter 2011


Title Name Email address*
Publisher Christine Oreskovich ---
Editor Kyle Shaw ---
News Editor Tim Bousquet ---
Senior Account Executive Rochelle Locke ---
Listings Editor Lindsay Raining Bird ---
Senior Account Executive Melanie Chapman ---
Production Designer Ryan Chisholm ---
Arts Editor Stephanie Johns ---
Production Manager Elliott Magill ---
Office Manager Audra McKenna ---
Promotions and Sponsorship Account Representative Asheley Ramey ---
Life & Style Editor Allison Saunders ---
Advertising Director Bethany Stout ---

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Recent Articles

Saying Goodbye to the Y

Its closure has long been discussed as part of the plan for a nice new fitness facility, but now the last days have arrived for a treasured YMCA in Halifax, and the community that's grown up with the Y for the last 61 years is just starting to face the loss.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Stephanie Johns and Allison Saunders  |  05-28-2014  |  Features

Public Access Victory: Halifax Police Blotter to be Made Public

The Coast has long argued that the Halifax police department was overly restrictive with its release of information. The police blotter has long been public record in every American city, but not in any city north of the border.
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Tim Bousquet  |  03-28-2013  |  Civil Liberties
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