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PET CORNER: It’s time the declawing of cats was outlawed in Nova Scotia

PET CORNER: It’s time the declawing of cats was outlawed in Nova Scotia

Or, here's a radical thought: if your couch is more important than your cat's paws, then get a goldfish.
‘Party girl’ stereotype played role in cabbie sex-assault case, Dal law prof says

‘Party girl’ stereotype played role in cabbie sex-assault case, Dal law prof says

The stereotype of the "promiscuous party girl" may have factored into the acquittal of a Halifax cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his car, a review of the case by a Dalhousie University law professor suggests.
JOHN DeMONT: Every life needs a little natural wonder

JOHN DeMONT: Every life needs a little natural wonder

A mystery, something to wonder about, is a good thing in this life where so little is unexpected and left up to the imagination.
Russian violinist speaks out: ‘I often heard that all gays should be destroyed’

Russian violinist speaks out: ‘I often heard that all gays should be destroyed’

Artem Kolesov, who recently came out online to show other young gay people they aren’t alone, will perform with his string quartet in Halifax this weekend. But the 23-year-old prodigy doesn’t know if his older brother who lives here will show up for the concert.
JOHN DeMONT: Beware anger in the countryside

JOHN DeMONT: Beware anger in the countryside

Historically, the urban-rural divide is crystal clear when it comes to Nova Scotia politics
COMMENTARY: The excavation of a life reveals some buried keepsakes

COMMENTARY: The excavation of a life reveals some buried keepsakes

May I suggest that one of these days, if you’re like me when you are in your so-called senior years, you take some time to do a similar “clinical review” of the contents of the many dust-covered boxes that may be languishing in some of your cupboards. I hope that your review may also prove to be very rewarding.
Chasing Champions, lauded play about legendary fighter, gets Halifax remount

Chasing Champions, lauded play about legendary fighter, gets Halifax remount

Jacob Sampson's drama about legendary African Nova Scotian boxer Sam Langford opens at Neptune's Scotiabank Studio Theatre on Thursday. The play has the same cast and crew that won six Merritt Awards for its world premiere in Parrsboro last summer.
By popular demand, Maudie expands to theatres across Nova Scotia

By popular demand, Maudie expands to theatres across Nova Scotia

The filmed-in-Newfoundland movie about famed Nova Scotia folk artist Maud Lewis and her romance with miserly fish pedlar Everett Lewis opened in four theatres on April 14 and, based on popular demand, expands to 30 across the country on Friday.
Emerging Lens Festival celebrates culturally diverse storytelling

Emerging Lens Festival celebrates culturally diverse storytelling

The 7th annual Emerging Lens Film Festival, Wednesday through Saturday, celebrates culturally diverse storytelling with films on subjects like the Nova Scotia film tax credit's impact on filmmakers, mental illness, identity, coming-of-age and music. The free screenings are opened by local musical acts.
Mi’kmaq athlete strengthening the sport of arm wrestling

Mi’kmaq athlete strengthening the sport of arm wrestling

Former national bronze medallist Trevor Sanipass and his pupils look to place at the Canadian national arm-wrestling championship this summer in Halifax.