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true crime

The Woman Who Plotted a Valentine's Mass Murder Shares How the Internet Radicalized Her

How a violent Tumblr meme sparked an online romance that almost ended with the worst mass killing in Canadian history.
Mack Lamoureux
2.21.19
crime

Canada's Prison System Can't Figure Out How to Handle This Violent Teen

He killed a man at 15. He's fought guards and bullied his fellow teen inmates. Now he's caught in a fight in Nova Scotia about where he belongs.
Katie Toth
10.24.17
Health

What It's Like Helping Strangers Through Abortions in Rural Canada

As an abortion doula serving rural areas in Canada where reproductive options are limited, I know it’s not easy getting people the healthcare they need.
Shannon Hardy
7.11.17
Features

7 Tips for Starting Your Own DIY Music Festival

The organizers of Halifax's OBEY Convention tell us how they've survived a decade of rejecting the mainstream.
Michael Rancic
5.26.17
Features

This Cheesy, 1980s Promotional Video for a Small Town Nightclub is UK Nightlife's Finest Hour

Halifax's Coliseum was the only club in the country that featured crocodiles and French cuisine. You'll want to go back in time ASAP.
Josh Baines
10.25.16
Features

How Real Estate Trends and Zoning Bylaws Are Threatening Canadian Nightlife

From Vancouver to Halifax, we talk to city planning experts to find out the challenges facing clubs and venues.
Benjamin Boles
9.16.16
News

How a String of Murders in One Canadian City Reveal Its Racist History

To blame the violence on the black community fundamentally ignores the deep structural inequality in the city.
Chris Parsons
5.9.16
Food

Some Canadian Dudes Sampled a 140-Year-Old Beer

They said it wasn't bad, and had hints of sulphur, oak, cherry, and a "meaty funk." One person reportedly said it smelled "like canned ham."
Manisha Krishnan
1.7.16
my city

THUMP Canada Presents "My City"

Tastemakers in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax tell us about their year.
THUMP Canada Staff
12.18.15
Features

Skratch Bastid on Why Gwen West is the Best Halifax DJ You've Never Heard Of

THUMP Canada's "My City" year-end series heads to the East Coast.
Skratch Bastid
12.17.15
Stuff

The Bizarre, Violent Story of Nova Scotia's Real-Life Trailer Park Boys

After decades of feuding, are Nova Scotia's two most infamous crime families finally finished killing?
Nathaniel Janowitz
11.17.15
thump exclusive stream

Bit Funk Goes “Off The Ground” in a Tropical Breeze

Tropical house from the nu-disco titan.
Julia Martineau
10.6.15
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