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...
The almighty definers at American Heritage don't seem to grasp the volatile nature of the term "anchor baby," a disparaging remark that aims to dehumanize the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrants.
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.
Halifax Mayor Peter Kelly has failed in his role as executor of Mary Thibeault's will, leaving her affairs in limbo over seven years after her death as he negotiates with heirs to secretly repay the $145,000 he received.
as the Canadian government tries to block climate change agreements to protect tar sands development, we're seen as the bad guy. Or, as British journalist George Monbiot writes, an "immediate threat to the global effort to sustain a peaceful and stable world."
In a case that has baffled local law-enforcement officials, a Richmond sheriff’s deputy is going to jail for his role in forging the names of a judge and court clerk on a legal document targeting a former co-worker.