Posts by Nova Scotia

What to know before you rent

By Kristie Smith • January 24, 2014


Nova Scotia is known for some of the most limiting rental rules in the country. While it’s not your best friend, the Nova Scotia …

The anatomy of the NDP’s failure

By Nathaniel Basen • November 15, 2013


Just how bad was the Dexter NDP’s early-October defeat? Collapse may be too weak a word. Forget the office they lost, or the drop …

Beyond the [kloi’ st r]

By Eleanor Davidson • November 8, 2013


Local filmmaker John Hillis’ documentary [kloi’ st r] was recently screened at the Uppsala Short Film Festival in Sweden, highlighting the growing presence of Nova …

Improv yourself

By Sabina Wex • November 8, 2013


Make ’em Ups’ co-owner and founder Owen Stanford wants to ensure that anyone can engage with his improv company.
Make ’em Ups performs improv shows, …

From farmers to students

By Fern Kaufman • October 4, 2013

A volunteer sells fruits at one of the market's three booths (photo by Chris Parent)

A student-run farmers market is now being held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union Building.
The Farmer’s Market Collective …

Mi’kmaq History Month events begin

By Meagan Wiederman • October 4, 2013

October 1—Treaty Day—marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. A month dedicated to Mi’kmaq origins and awareness, dozens of events are …

Nova Scotia election guide

By Kristie Smith • October 4, 2013

Nova Scotia election guide

The Gazette has assembled some of the election promises made by politicians that we believe may be relevant to you. We are a first …

Earl Grey runs in provincial election

By Jesse Ward • September 27, 2013


Trying to predict Nova Scotia’s next premier?
If you look to Facebook you’ll see that Jamie Baillie, Darrell Dexter and Stephen McNeil are all beat …

Dropping the debt

By Josh Fraser • September 26, 2013

Tuition debt is a problem. Will eradicating interest from student loans help? (photo by Adelevan Wyk)

The provincial campaigning begins to bustle and election platforms rise like skyscrapers on plans and promises. Like everyone else who cares enough about the …

Political promises to students

By Kristie Smith • September 20, 2013

The key political leaders in Nova Scotia (photo by

Nova Scotia Liberals
Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil announced on September 10 that students receiving student loans in Nova Scotia to complete post-secondary education …