Posts by Nova Scotia

What to know before you rent

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • January 24, 2014


10 tips and traps to know in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is known for some of the most limiting rental rules in the country. While …

The anatomy of the NDP’s failure

By Nathaniel Basen, News Contributor • November 15, 2013


Darrell Dexter’s people-pleasing path that pleased no one
Just how bad was the Dexter NDP’s early-October defeat? Collapse may be too weak a word. Forget …

Beyond the [kloi’ st r]

By Eleanor Davidson, News Editor • November 8, 2013


Latest short documentary by Halifax filmmaker John Hillis screens
Local filmmaker John Hillis’ documentary [kloi’ st r] was recently screened at the Uppsala Short Film …

Improv yourself

By Sabina Wex, Assistant News Editor • November 8, 2013


Learning to act out with a local improv company
Make ’em Ups’ co-owner and founder Owen Stanford wants to ensure that anyone can engage with …

From farmers to students

By Fern Kaufman, News Contributor • October 4, 2013

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

SUB hosting weekly farmers markets
A student-run farmers market is now being held every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Union …

Mi’kmaq History Month events begin

By Meagan Wiederman, Arts Contributor • October 4, 2013

20th anniversary includes concerts, memorials and art shows
October 1—Treaty Day—marks the beginning of Mi’kmaq History Month in Nova Scotia. A month dedicated to …

Nova Scotia election guide

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • 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, Editor-in-chief • September 27, 2013


He’s an aristocat
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 …

Dropping the debt

By Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor • September 26, 2013

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

NS Liberals chase student vote
The provincial campaigning begins to bustle and election platforms rise like skyscrapers on plans and promises. Like everyone else who …

Political promises to students

By Kristie Smith, News Editor • September 20, 2013

The key political leaders in Nova Scotia (photo by

Campaign notes worth reading
Nova Scotia Liberals
Nova Scotia Liberal leader Stephen McNeil announced on September 10 that students receiving student loans in Nova Scotia to …