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🗞 Homegrown talent at this year's JUNOs

Plus, exploring Dal's new Masters of nursing in mental health and addictions.

Good morning!

Love Day is just around the corner and it’s your last chance to take The Coast’s Annual Sex & Dating Survey. Melt the snow away with this steamy—and anonymous—unofficial look into the Halifax dating scene.

– Alyssa

🌡️ Traffic & Weather

Today: ⛅️ 2°

Tomorrow: 🌤️ -1°

Next Day: 🌤️

🚗 Driving today? Check out the current traffic conditions and ongoing road closures.


An Atlantic Canada first: new Masters of nursing in mental health and addictions coming to Dal

📸 Dal News

Registered nurses who are working in mental health and addictions services will soon be able to advance their skills in the classroom through a new Masters of nursing program. The first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, Dalhousie’s Master of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Mental Health and Addictions, is accepting applications up until April 1 for its first cohort of 22 students that will begin this September.

🤔 Need to know

❄️ Help is on the way! The federal government has announced it will be sending assitance to help communities recover from the recent snowfall.

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Here are all your Halifax nominees for the 2024 JUNO Awards

📸 Left to right: Alexa Cude, Riley Smith

When the JUNO Awards return to Halifax on Mar. 24, 2024, there will be a healthy dose of homegrown talent in the running for silverware. Three Haligonians are up for JUNOs at the annual Canadian music industry awards ceremony: Reggae artist Jah’Mila, pictured above left, indie-electronic act Rich Aucoin, right, and classical soprano and conductor Barbara Hannigan.

🗞️ In Other News

🌙 Nocturne’s Board of Directors is looking for a volunteer corporate secretary. You can apply here. 

🪦 A genealogist spoke to CBC about the importance of keeping obituaries freely accessible in Nova Scotia for research. 

💵 The federal government has announced its new plan to increase rent affordability and stop rising grocery prices with $104 million in funding. 

🦖 The Museum of Natural History is back open today after closing due to the storm. Stop by and enjoy its new dinosaur exhibit.

✈️ Halifax Stanfield is still facing delays. Make sure to check the status of your flight before heading to the airport.

🚨 A Halifax Regional Police officer has been suspended without pay, following an investigation from the Nova Scotia Police Review Board for arresting a couple for being in a closed park in 2018. The review board found the officer's actions racially motivated.


Support4Culture proudly supports culture and heritage

Support4Culture is a proud supporter of the Black Loyalist Heritage Center and other NS museums. Preserving the cultural heritage of communities in Nova Scotia helps to tell the stories of the past and build a better future. See the impact Support4Culture makes here.

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🗓️ Things To Do

Looking for something to do this week? Check out these Coast picks:

🗓 The Wizard of Oz: Shakespeare By The Sea’s teen musical theatre company is showcasing a production of The Wizard of Oz this week at The Park Place Theatre | Feb. 7-11 | 7pm | $15-$50

🗓 Road to the JUNOs: Catch Aquakulture and Jah’mila live at the Marquee Ballroom for a special performance presented by CBC’s Road to the JUNOs series | Feb. 9 | 8pm | $11.31

🗓 Ted Morris: Laugh your weekend away at Yuk Yuks with Canadian comedian Ted Morris, who’s been featured at various comedy festivals across the country and even got insulted by Simon Cowell on America’s Got Talent | Feb. 9 & 10 | 8pm | $22.50

Find more Halifax events in The Coast listings

🍴 Where To Eat & Drink

Feature burger: The Armview Restaurant & Lounge has a new special of the week. The Armview Storm Burger is topped with jalapeno jack cheese, onions, bacon, pickles, banana peppers and smothered in sriracha mayo.

🛍️ Shop Talk

Plant trading: Have extra plants lying around at home? The Creative Cup Cafe wants you to stop by and swap one of your plants for theirs

Flash Sale: The Trail Shop is having a flash sale. Get winter gear like skis and snowshoes for 30% off until Feb. 8.

👀 In Case You Missed It

• If you’re located in the Cape Breton area here is what’s currently opened and closed following the storm.

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