Stories by Abel Rangel

Abel is a journalist with a background in Transgender Studies and Screenwriting. He works and lives in Halifax, NS.

Renée Babin studied criminology at Saint Mary's University.

What do Black women need to help them graduate university? Ask a Black woman

Students, educators detail barriers Black women face in education

Dec 10, 2021

Claudia Pinto described their restaurant Café Aroma Latino, as a place that is "representative of all Latin American cultures."

¿Hablas Español? Halifax does

Spanish-speaking people in Halifax are a growing minority

Dec 10, 2021

Tamana Saqi poses with her book, Shadow of my Knight, prior to launching the book Saturday night at Halifax Central Library.

Book of poems on Afghan oppression aims to aid refugees

Book dives into artists' perception of Afghan women amid Taliban takeover

Dec 6, 2021

Protesters give the middle finger to Province House on Sunday.

Rally outside Province House tackles housing needs

Protesters declare homelessness a human rights crisis

Nov 29, 2021

Rev. Susan Chisholm at the altar of her church on Nov. 17. In the far left, Kevin Parks plays the church’s pipe organ.

Spiritual healing: Church aims to remember victims of trans violence

Transgender Day of Remembrance marked every Nov. 20

Nov 19, 2021

Mable Chisholm in front of the convenience store she uses for washroom breaks, on Monday.

To pee or not to pee? That's the question crossing guards face

Crossing guards regulate traffic, keep Halifax schoolkids safe, but with no place to go

Nov 18, 2021

Garbage is seen in a dumpster at Otter Lake landfill on Nov. 6.

Council extends contract for Otter Lake landfill

Timberlea-Beechville-Clayton Park Coun. Iona Stoddard voted against contract extension

Nov 11, 2021

Nicholas Close (left) and Ian MacLeod (right) stand on a rainbow crosswalk in Halifax, October 2021.

Friends launch campaign to bring new gay bar to Halifax

GoFundMe fundraiser seeks $250,000 for safe social spot to succeed Menz & Mollyz

Nov 3, 2021

Employee Natasha Wright strikes a pose at the K-Pop store Sarah & Tom, which is billed as the first outlet of its kind in Atlantic Canada.

Audio Bootcamp Podcast: Hookups and K-Pop

Plus, Souls Harbour Rescue Mission opens a home for women

Oct 29, 2021