Stories by Aya Al-Hakim

Transportation Standing Committee debating over the report's proposal.

City councilTransportation committee rejects accessible taxi recommendation

Consultant’s report proposed stopping the issuing of conventional taxi licences and replacing them with accessible ones.

Oct 22, 2015

The minister of Service Nova Scotia Minister Mark Furey announcing a new service for convenience store businesses at Jubilee Junction Convenience.

Small business New online service to help convenience stores

Province launches its Convenience Store Online Bundle to make it easier for owners to start or grow their business.

Oct 21, 2015

Janel Swain, clinical supervisor of the Mobile Simulation Unit, with a simulator.

Health New mobile facility to help train emergency workers

A new Emergency Health Services Mobile Simulation will be a training resource for rural health professionals.

Oct 20, 2015

Ann Shaftel, an art conservator, who is working to reveal hidden wall paintings in one of Canada’s oldest buildings.

N.S. heritage The ‘most important’ conservation project in Canada is underway

Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia brings art conservator, Ann Shaftel, to speak on the process of revealing a 175-year old hidden painted room

Oct 16, 2015

Alex Khasnabish, an associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University, surrounded by Zapatista figures in his office.

DevelopmentThese profs want to you to reclaim community development

Academics from NSCAD and Mount Saint Vincent University are using the storytelling techniques of the Zapatista rebels to influence commercial development in the North End.

Oct 13, 2015

Murray Segal on left,  who lead the review.

Rehtaeh Parsons 'Human error’ caused investigation delays in Rehtaeh Parsons case

Investigation into police handling of the Rehtaeh Parsons case finds missteps in otherwise “diligent and thorough” investigation

Oct 8, 2015

Space explorationWe need to dream big, says Canadian astronaut

“There is a great benefit to humanity in exploring,” says Jeremy Hansen.

Oct 7, 2015

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Ceremony debateDiverse views on niqab issue

People on Dalhousie’s campus oppose — and support — the federal Conservatives’ effort to restrict head coverings at citizenship ceremonies

Oct 1, 2015

Collision ReportPedestrian victims likely to be women; drivers likely men: police

Data on vehicle/pedestrian collisions in Halifax shows gender divide

Sep 29, 2015