Stories by Avery Stewart

Avery Stewart is a journalist in Halifax. She has a background in English literature and philosophy.

Julian Dean snaps a photo of himself on top of a roof he is working on in Ontario.

Opioid addiction treatment in North America: Can we better the gold standard?

There’s a need for more individualized treatment

Sep 1, 2023

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

Chris Aucoin of AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia, Elder Billy Lewis and Arthur (Dave) Miller light the vigil candles at the World AIDS vigil on Dec. 1, 2021.

Halifax AIDS vigil calls for support for Indigenous, Black communities

On World AIDS Day, speakers demand help for marginalized communities

Dec 3, 2021

A pedestrian walks with umbrella on Coburg Road on Nov. 22, 2021.

'Stay at home': Nova Scotians told to prepare for big storm

Emergency shelter open to those without homes in Halifax

Nov 22, 2021

Jane Doucet poses with her book, Fishnets & Fantasies, at the Funny Authors Panel on Monday.

Canadian authors talk about making readers laugh, seriously

Nimbus Publishing, Vagrant Press hold Funny Authors Panel at Halifax Central Library

Nov 17, 2021

Shane Inness and his son at East Coast Indoor RC Park on Nov. 14, 2021.

Halifax’s radio control car community takes to the track

The Halifax RC Drifters host a ‘drift sesh’ on Sunday

Nov 15, 2021

Jennifer Penney and her dogs at Sandy Lake Park on Nov. 7, 2021

'Mother nature at her finest': Consultant to study Sandy Lake Park boundaries

Park was marked for protection in 1971 but hasn’t had a biologist officially analyze the area

Nov 10, 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