Stories by Bronwen McKie

Nick Giacomantonio in front of his partly finished display.

ChristmasHe's not Saint Nick, but he has a sleigh and reindeer

Nick Giacomantonio decorates his house to spread holiday spirit

Dec 9, 2016

Jonathan Dean, Atlantica Party leader.

PoliticsLiberal, NDP, PC, Green and … Atlantica?

The Atlantica Party hopes to field candidates in the next provincial election

Dec 8, 2016

NSTU supporters march around Province House.

EducationNSTU rally at Province House a mix of protest, celebration

The Nova Scotia Teachers Union demands the province ‘actually negotiate’ to reach an agreement

Dec 7, 2016

A screen capture featuring rooftop solar panels from Solar City's website.

Solar energyFAQ: Solar City and you

Halifax's new energy program offers financing for solar systems, but solar is not the best option for everyone

Dec 7, 2016

A live lobster ready for sale.

FisheriesLobster fishermen head out for Dumping Day

Annual ‘Dumping Day’ was delayed Monday due to safety concerns

Nov 29, 2016

Giant Tiger on Dutch Village Road in Halifax.

Safety Needle discovery prompts Giant Tiger to pull potatoes

Police in Halifax are investigating after someone reported a needle in a potato

Nov 28, 2016

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna speaks at the NSCC Waterfront campus on Nov. 21.

EnergyNova Scotia, Ottawa reach coal electricity phase-out agreement

Province specific agreement allows Nova Scotia to exceed 2030 target

Nov 22, 2016

Education Minister Karen Casey in February.

EducationNSTU, province to negotiate again

Public school teachers could walk off the job on Dec. 3

Nov 18, 2016

Canadian veterans gathered in Grand Parade to pay their respects to fallen soldiers on Remembrance Day.

Remembrance DayVeterans share memories on Remembrance Day

Nov. 11 ceremony is an opportunity for veterans to share their stories

Nov 11, 2016

Size comparison between two 2007 full moons at their closest point to Earth (perigee) and at farthest point from Earth (apogee). The perigee moon is 12 per cent larger than the apogee moon.

AstronomySupermoon versus full moon: what’s the difference?

November ‘supermoon’ 7% larger than normal full moon

Nov 11, 2016