Stories by Rebecca Brown

Vaughan, 6, flips through the TV guide for programmes of interest to him.

No news is bad news for kids

Children in Europe watch TV news made for them. Not so in Canada.

Jan 5, 2016

Rabbi Mendel Feldman lights a large menorah in Grand Parade Square on Monday evening.

HanukkahMenorah shines in Grand Parade for Festival of Lights

Large-scale menorah brightens city for Hanukkah

Dec 7, 2015

Fans at Saturday's hockey game at Alumni Arena bundle up to keep warm in the rink.

HockeySMU’s Alumni Arena ‘oldest and coldest in the AUS,’ says fan

The SMU women’s hockey team is on fire, but their arena is as cold as ice

Dec 3, 2015

The teen was sentenced Monday at the Provincial Court on Spring Garden Road

News'I wish I could take things back' says teen sentenced in home invasion case

One teen sentenced in case that left Cole Harbour girl quadriplegic

Dec 1, 2015

A SMU hockey player takes a shot on net during the women's team practice at Alumni Arena.

HockeyWomen’s hockey team bring the heat while playing in the cold

On and off the ice, some people find Alumni Arena too cold

Nov 28, 2015

Robert Burns looks on as a panel of scientists present the dangers of radon at the Halifax Central Library.

HealthTake Action on Radon campaign draws awareness to lethal gas

16 per cent of all lung cancer deaths in Canada are linked to radon, says Health Canada

Nov 24, 2015

Ecological groups worry that without sufficient public notice and adequate assessment, genetically-modified salmon could end up in Canadian supermarkets.

NewsBig fish to fry as ecological groups take federal government to court

Ecology Action Centre and Living Oceans Society say the government did not follow its own rules

Nov 20, 2015

Real EstateNew ways to sell old homes as Halifax housing market slumps

Jill Hann gives for sale signs a facelift by tying them to Movember campaign

Nov 17, 2015

Grade nine students pay tribute to Canada's fallen soldiers by placing a poppy at the foot of each headstone.

NewsPoppies placed at the foot of every headstone in Fort Massey Cemetery

Gorsebrook Junior High participates in 'No Stone Left Alone’ campaign

Nov 11, 2015