Thirteen years ago, Chebucto Community Net was one of the first groups to connect Halifax to the mysterious new “internet.” Now, with a bold new plan to provide cheap city-wide wi-fi, they want to turn Halifax into a wireless wonderland.
by Lis van Berkel | Aug 3, 2006
A new plan for downtown Halifax includes a “green corridor” stretching from the harbour to Citadel Hill. Lis van Berkel reports.
by Lis van Berkel | Jun 22, 2006
Four new Creighton Street townhouses will draw heat from a geothermal system. Lis van Berkel warms up to the idea.
by Lis van Berkel | Jan 12, 2006
The danger when the fence between cats and dogs comes down.
by Lis van Berkel | Oct 2, 2003
As a retrospective opens at the Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax artist Rita McKeough looks back on a career both figuratively and literally big.
by Lis van Berkel | Jul 20, 2006
Former north end legal aid attorney Megan Leslie is an improbable Member of Parliament: a committed community activist who doesn’t see her career in politics as her goal in life.
by Lis van Berkel | Sep 9, 2010
Green burial options in Nova Scotia are nonexistent Cemeteries leach metals and formaldehyde. What else can we do?
by Lis van Berkel | Mar 6, 2008
Last year, the province made $93.3 million in revenue from video lottery terminals. Says Debbie Langille, “Everything we’re hearing about ‘responsible gambling’ is bullshit.”
by Lis van Berkel | Dec 13, 2007
What started as edgy activist demonstrations have become mainstream tourist attractions. So why bother having pride parades anymore?
by Lis van Berkel | Jul 19, 2007
Thanks to the sewage, you can’t swim in the Harbour. No biggie, there are still plenty of ways to cool off. So wade in and get your toes wet with The Coast’s guide to Metro Halifax’s finest lakes and ponds.
by Lis van Berkel | Jun 14, 2007
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