Stories by Avi Jacob

As federal legalization approaches, universities and colleges are starting to offer cannabis programs.

Cannabis educationCourses in cannabis marketing, cultivation are cropping up as legalization approaches

Dal’s Continuing Education College offering courses in growing, sales and finances

1 week ago

Sophie Labelle stopped in Venus Envy in Halifax on her Canadian book tour.

Book launch‘I never broke up with Halifax’: Sophie Labelle's visit to Halifax just a regular stop on book tour

Cartoonist and author back in Nova Scotia after threats derailed last year’s visit

1 week ago

RCMP are seeking information from witnesses of the shooting.

ShootingFour homes hit by stray bullets in Lower Sackville

Police are searching for man suspected of Monday afternoon shooting

2 weeks ago

There are a number of resources for those seeking mental health support in the HRM

Mental HealthList: mental health resources in Nova Scotia

Here’s where you can find mental health services in your community

Jan 31, 2018

CEO of Tourism Nova Scotia, Michele Saran (middle), presented visitation numbers and revenue from 2017, along with COO Michael Johnson (left) and manager of research Anna Moran.

Public accountsTourism Nova Scotia reports increase in visitation and revenue to province

Tourism industry sees fourth consecutive year of growth

Jan 24, 2018

Constance MacIsaac and Danielle Fostey will take charge on sexual assault prosecutions and training for Crown attorneys in Nova Scotia.

Sexual assault ‘Hopeful our concerns will be addressed’

Constance MacIsaac, Danielle Fostey to handle sex assault cases and training

Jan 23, 2018

U news you can use

University newspapers keep campuses covered

Dec 7, 2017

Local wine sales were up 14.7% in the last quarter of 2015

WineAs Nova Scotia wine industry grows, so does shelf space in stores

Some worry that 'more local choice for wine means more competition'

Mar 26, 2016

Spring means potholes.

PotholesPotholes a danger to cyclists

Bicycle Nova Scotia spokesman fears potholes deter people from riding

Mar 23, 2016

Whether some rinks are newer or more equipped then others, they soon all might cost the same to rent.

CommunityWhat is the update on price change for rink rentals?

HRM council debates on standardizing all ice rink rental fees

Mar 14, 2016