Stories by Linea Volkering

The panel, from left to right: Ken Greer, Alan Tufts, Ingrid Brodie, Chrystal MacAulay, Valerie Davis

LawKentville tests pilot project for mental health in courts

Court-monitored program offers support to Valley residents who are involved in criminal activity while suffering from mental health disorders

Feb 16, 2016

Lauren Currie is a genetic counsellor at Maritime Medical Genetic Services, IWK Health Centre.

HealthHow interest in genetic screening has increased post-Angelina

Increase in referral volumes has been observed since actress Jolie’s 2013 article

Feb 15, 2016

The Deacon Aires quartet,  Hugh Dickie, Raymond MacDonald, Fred Grainger and John Cordiner.

RomanceSerenaded by a barbershop quartet: ‘For the most part, people turn red’

Members of the City of Lakes Chorus offer a Valentine’s Day treat in four-part harmony

Feb 12, 2016

Each child was presented with a gift bag.

Refugees‘They get a new life, they get citizenship’

Dalhousie faculty greet the refugee family they sponsored at the Halifax airport

Feb 11, 2016

Shubenacadie Sam didn't see his shadow which means spring is on its way... Hopefully.

Weather 'forecasting' Look no further, your groundhog weather forecast is here

Famous Nova Scotia groundhog makes his 2016 weather prediction

Feb 2, 2016

What factors are causing us to make mistakes at work?

Accident researchDo you work overnight shifts? This study at SMU might need you

Jennifer Wong wants to increase our understanding of how workplace accidents happen

Feb 1, 2016

IKEA president and Halifax mayor announce the news.

Breaking Full-size IKEA store coming to Halifax

Lingonberries and Swedish furniture are officially hitting the east coast.

Jan 22, 2016

Carmen Braun is in the middle of her '100 nights of camping' project. (Photo: Linea Volkering)

CampingThis student spent Friday — and 52 other nights since June — outside

Carmen Braun talks about what she’s learned halfway through her ‘100 nights camping’ project.

Jan 19, 2016

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Making virtual reality a reality

New technology offers a vivid way for journalists to tell stories

Dec 14, 2015