Stories by Caitlin Leonard

(Left to right) Christine Hanson CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Rima Majaess of Citadel High School, and Floria Aghdamimehr of Partners for Human Rights.

Community Nova Scotia human rights leaders gather at special awards ceremony

Seven awards were presented at Citadel High School on Friday

Dec 8, 2017

Mark Critch who impersonates Donald Trump on 22 Minutes takes a break on set.

ComedyTired of terrible news? 22 Minutes will make you laugh instead

The writers of CBC comedy show have not held back in satirizing news stories this season

Dec 8, 2017

Minister of labour relations Mark Furey (left) and government negotiator Rollie King (right) announced a decision Thursday that wages will increase for NSGEU workers.

Labour7% wage increase coming for NSGEU workers

Labour minister says province accepts board's decision

Dec 7, 2017

CourtsEvidence from Garnier trial tells a story

Experts testified and revealed DNA results this week in court

Dec 6, 2017

Christopher Garnier and girlfriend Brittany Francis exit the courtroom Thursday morning.

Courts Garnier murder trial adjourned until Monday

Christopher Garnier accused of killing Catherine Campbell in 2015  

Nov 30, 2017

EnvironmentPresident of King’s appoints advisers for Nova Scotia forestry review

William Lahey asked by province to submit a report by the end of February

Nov 25, 2017

Police responded to Clarmar Care Ltd. Wednesday night after a resident died following an assault.

NewsMan dies after assault in Dartmouth continuing care facility

Police investigating death at Clarmar Care centre Wednesday

Nov 24, 2017

Dal student of international development and creative writing Gracey Patterson took to  stage to share two of her original poems.

Poetry ‘Courage and open hearts’ on display at poetry open mic

Fundraiser for creative writing journal connects students with literary community

Nov 19, 2017

Terrence Gallagher, left, and Åsa Kachan, right, of Halifax Public Libraries spoke to council Tuesday about upcoming improvements to libraries in the HRM.

LibrariesExpect improvements to libraries in the HRM

Halifax Central Library was just the beginning of changes to the public library system

Nov 16, 2017