Stories by Maddie Johnson

The docks where the Bluenose II calls home.

RestorationThe Bluenose 'boondoggle' may finally be over

After years of missteps, the Bluenose II reconstruction is coming to an end

Feb 10, 2017

Zelda the zonkey at Integrity's Haven Equine Rescue Centre.

RescueZelda the zonkey has a new zest for life

From American peril to a Canadian haven

Feb 7, 2017

Learning the tricks of the trade.

CommunityWomen in the woodshop: A Do-It-Herself project

Local pilot project empowers women with tool literacy

Feb 7, 2017

NSCAD opens its doors to international students.

EducationNSCAD to accept stranded students

International art students still have options

Feb 3, 2017

The beer doesn't stop pouring all day long.

Food and DrinkCan't get enough craft beer?

Halifax's craft beer market can never be too crowded

Feb 1, 2017

Music Is live music in Halifax taking a hit?

Despite a shift in music consumption, Halifax venues hold on tight

Feb 1, 2017

Reaching for warm tea biscuits.

CharityThis group has their own definition of a dinner party

Locals line up for warm food and familiar company

Jan 27, 2017

Marian Chisholm, artist, takes her place at her easel.

EventsHalifax’s annual competition turns painting into a sport

Local painters face off under the spotlight

Jan 24, 2017

Colby Veinotte spreads the word about his new project.

CommunityThis guy wants to keep the Christmas spirit alive all year long

This 25-year-old has a plan for all your holiday socks

Jan 24, 2017

Don’t kill the messenger

Is journalism becoming more dangerous?

Nov 14, 2016