Stories by Amy Brierley

Amy Brierley

Amy is a journalism student at the University of King's College. She calls Antigonish N.S.--and more recently, Halifax-- home. She cares a lot about communities and the things that make them fair, just and thriving for everyone.

Jay Aaron Roy, owner of Cape and Cowl Collectibles in Lower Sackville, N.S., gets ready to move to a new building, opening on Dec. 14.

Comic shop makes moves for youth to 'flourish'

Cape and Cowl Comics and Collectibles is moving, looking to new programs and partnerships

Dec 6, 2019

Candice Pedersen, SIKU team member, is joined by the rest of the SIKU team on stage at the Halifax Convention Centre.

A new kind of social network: Inuit-built app launches

Online platform allows Inuit to record and share knowledge of land, ecosystems

Dec 5, 2019

The community design advisory committee plays a key role in advising regional council on the Centre Plan.

Next step in the plan for a growing HRM

Draft of Centre Plan's next phase expected in February

Nov 28, 2019

Trayvone Clayton was awarded the 2019 YMCA Peace Medal on Tuesday.

‘Break down these walls’: Trayvone Clayton is recognized for his work for peace

Community organizer wins 2019 YMCA Peace Medal

Nov 22, 2019

A crowd gathered Wednesday at Grand Parade in Halifax for the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Pain and hope: Halifax's Transgender Day of Remembrance 

Victims of anti-transgender violence mourned, resiliency and community celebrated

Nov 20, 2019

Seven Crown witnesses testified Thursday in Nova Scotia Supreme Court.

Witnesses heard noises, banging the night of Nadia Gonzales' death

2 others say they saw people wearing dark hoodies that night

Nov 15, 2019

Ira Selfridge poses with his Open Studio creation. His mother, Susanna Fuller, is a member of Imagine Bloomfield and a supporter of community spaces like Wonder’neath.

'Coming together': Arts space hopes to unite people of north end Halifax

But organizers fear their home may not last forever

Nov 13, 2019

Kenny Henneberry stands with his sons Logan and Garrett in front of his brother's fishing boat at their family wharf in Sambro, N.S.

Fisheries Will a part of Nova Scotian history be washed away with the tide?

Changing fishery means fewer people are mending their nets

Nov 12, 2019

Bicentennial School students Helena Senn (left), Lauren Scott and Thomas Scott volunteer at the Bicentennial School Music Program booth at the participatory budget event Tuesday night.

A community votes: Dartmouth Centre residents of all ages choose grant recipients

Music program, canoe club, tennis club among winners of community funds

Nov 6, 2019