The Coast

The Coast is a free alternative weekly newspaper in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The paper distributes 24,000 copies per week throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality. The paper is owned by Coast Publishing Limited.

The Coast
TypeAlternative weekly
Owner(s)Coast Publishing, LTD
PublisherChristine Oreskovich
EditorKyle Shaw
Headquarters2309 Maynard Street
Halifax, NS B3K 3T8

Founded in 1993, The Coast has a generally left wing editorial policy. It focuses on local issues, especially "people working for change" within the community.

The Coast is available in Bedford, Lower Sackville, Tantallon, and the Stanfield International Airport, but 75 percent of its readership lives in downtown Halifax and Dartmouth.

The paper claims a readership of 61,263. According to a January 2007 Corporate Research Associates metro quarterly survey, 55 percent of The Coast's readers are between 18 and 34 years of age (34.701 readers).

See also


  1. "The Coast". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Retrieved 2007-01-16.
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