Audio Bootcamp Podcast: Tuition, food and daffodils

And, the King’s women’s rugby team returns to action

Hosts: Julia Lee and Laura Jones 

From Audio Bootcamp at the University of King’s College School of Journalism:

  • Shlok Talati on a Halifax child who says his family faces eviction if Nova Scotia cancels rent control.
  • Kayley Addis on foreign students lamenting the toll of tuition at Dalhousie.
  • Abby McLeod visits the Dalhousie Student Union Farmers’ Market, that’s back in business.
  • Marissa Birnie profiles a woman who’s chasing a career centred on sustainability.
  • Julia Lee on the women’s rugby team at King’s, back on the field following a pandemic pause.
  • Laura Jones on Daffodils in Dartmouth to celebrate victory over cancer.

The Signal: A Halifax podcast · Bootcamp Podcast 2 (Oct 26 2021)

Shlok Talati

Based in Toronto, Shlok Talati is a 2023 CBC News Donaldson Scholar with experience in radio and digital. He holds a master of journalism from the University of King's College, Halifax. You can reach him at

Abby McLeod

Abby McLeod

Abby is a reporter completing her Bachelor of Journalism at the University of King's College. Born on P.E.I. but raised in Ontario and educated at the University of Ottawa, she has returned to the East Coast to further her studies.

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