Stories by Adam McNamara

Adam McNamara

Adam McNamara is a journalist in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has a passion for telling stories and informing the public on healthcare, education, new technology and environmental issues.

Ghislain Frigault poses with his ice sculpture seconds after completing it.

Annual ice festival thaws out the heart of downtown Dartmouth

‘We don’t come with just a block of ice. A lot of work and thought is put into them beforehand’

2 weeks ago

From Left: Carrie-Anne Turner, Andrew Ward awarded a cheque to Lauren Vatcher and Stephanie Schnare to continue the work they are doing at The Centre.

‘All my friends are here’: How a youth centre thrives in a shopping mall

The Centre has been running out of the Halifax Shopping Centre for 17 years

Feb 1, 2020

This years recipient of the World Peace Tartan, Bridget Brownlow, stands proudly after receiving her award.

'This award really belongs to the students and the people of the North of Ireland'

Halifax Celtic Festival kicks off at city hall with a kitchen party and award ceremony

Jan 30, 2020

Pat Stay is pictured celebrating at an event in Hollywood.

'I decided to just do it': Battle rapper Pat Stay branches out

Nova Scotia rapper comes out with new song and podcast

Jan 25, 2020

One of the protesters pushes a cart with the same items Santina Rao was accused of intending to steal.

'After I was beaten, arrested and thrown in a car, I was wondering where my kids were. I asked and no one told me.'

Mother of two says she was assaulted by police after Walmart workers profiled her

Jan 18, 2020

A german cockroach is pictured. They are the fastest reproducing cockroach in the world.

Cockroach problem in Halifax is 'creeping up,' experts say

Of all cockroaches found in homes, the German cockroach reproduces the fastest

Jan 16, 2020

After briefly closing her doors at the end of August, Jacquelyn Miccolis has reopened and expanded Sparkles n’ Sawdust.

Sparkling with persistence

Sparkles n' Sawdust reopens

Nov 25, 2019