Stories by Avery Mullen

Burgers are seen on a calendar in this photo illustration.

From burgers to cruise ships

Ad sales down? Need to connect with your audience? Producing events is helping journalism outlets survive

Dec 23, 2020

A hypodermic needle of the type commonly used to administer vaccines sits atop a face mask.

Health-care workers may travel to Halifax for COVID-19 vaccines

Pfizer’s shot poses logistical challenges

Dec 9, 2020

A shopper crosses in front of the empty Maritime Travel offices in Park Lane Mall Tuesday evening.

As Air Canada axes more Sydney flights, future of Cape Breton air travel murky

Sydney airport to stay open for general aviation as long as it can afford to

Dec 8, 2020

The Halliburton Hotel on Morris Street sits empty Wednesday night after suspending operations due to a lack of business.

For Nova Scotia hotels, bursting of Atlantic bubble is yet more grim news

Industry group says government assistance key to hotels’ survival

Dec 2, 2020

A passerby crosses in front of Dalhousie University's Killam Memorial Library Thursday.

What Halifax universities are doing to reduce carbon emissions — and what they’re not

Nova Scotia's post-secondary institutions not yet legally required to cut carbon

Nov 26, 2020

Pedestrians cross in front of a closed Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub in Halifax's deserted entertainment district Tuesday night.

Bars, indoor dining to close as Halifax faces partial COVID-19 lockdown

New measures take effect Thursday and will last two weeks, with a possible extension to follow

Nov 24, 2020

Sylvia Parris-Drummond poses with a selection of the Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute's educational materials and a painting by local artist Letitia Fraser that will be featured on the cover of a forthcoming textbook.

CEO of Halifax non-profit wins national entrepreneur award

Head of Black education group one of seven recipients across Canada

Nov 20, 2020

Jeannette Rogers (centre) speaks to media with her lawyers, Jason Cooke and Ashley Hamp-Gonsalves

Corey Rogers’ mother secures pro-bono lawyers after delays in police review board hearing

Constables to face board in June 2021 after Rogers’ 2016 death in custody

Nov 9, 2020