Stories by Alexander Quon

Alexander Quon

Alexander Quon is a freelance journalist from Saskatchewan with an interest in political reporting and data journalism. He's currently working on his master of journalism degree at the University of King's College in Halifax. You can normally find him tweeting @AlexanderQuon. All photos and graphics were produced by Alexander.

PoliticsLindell Smith

The inside story of how he took Halifax Peninsula North in a landslide

Nov 5, 2016

For businessman and patients in Halifax, marijuana is medical marvel. But officials say the dispensaries they operate out of are illegal.

Want to sell medical weed in Canada? It won't be easy — or legal

Nova Scotia has the highest rate of marijuana possession on the East Coast, and the highest bail when you're caught

Sep 6, 2016

Over $300 disappeared from the office of the Director of Chapel Music this November.

CAMPUSThe show must go on for Halifax choir, even after theft

Over $300 in donations stolen from the choir office at the University of King’s College

Dec 8, 2015

Some Nova Scotians are turning to online marketplaces to buy used winter tires.

WINTER TIRESTips for buying used winter tires online

‘It’s extremely important that people know what they are getting themselves into,’ says Kijiji seller

Dec 8, 2015

Many first responders don't talk about their mental health. Now, Sean Conohan is sending out a lifeline.

Mental Health PTSD podcast to be launched by former first responder

‘It’s time to have a chat,’ says Sean Conohan

Dec 7, 2015

Members of regional council discuss compensation for businesses affected by construction of the Nova Centre

SMALL BUSINESS Businesses affected by Nova Centre construction may be getting help

‘Those small businesses are paying a price,’ said Councillor Waye Mason

Dec 2, 2015

Two men were arrested  on Joyce Crescent in connection with an incident involving a handgun and threats

CRIMETwo men face charges after complaint of threats, handgun in Lake Echo

Suspects arrested by RCMP with help from police dogs

Nov 30, 2015

Tattoo artist Lacey Cormier creates a Polynesian pattern on Erik Wintner's right arm.

TATTOO REGULATIONSTattoo regulations coming into effect next year

A manager with Sin on Skin Tattoo Studio says the tattoo industry badly needs regulations

Nov 27, 2015

(Left to Right) Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan and Peter Van Praagh speaking at a press conference during the forum

Security Forum7th Annual HISF concludes after discussions provoked by ISIS and Syrian refugee crisis

The weekend was full of dialogue and debate as global leaders gathered to talk security around the world in light of recent events

Nov 23, 2015

(Left to Right) Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan and Peter Van Praagh opened the security forum with a press conference.

Security ForumHalifax International Security Forum begins

Topics include Syrian refugee crisis, terrorism and Asia-Pacific security

Nov 20, 2015