Stories by Ben Bogstie

Ben Bogstie

Ben is a student journalist at the University of King's College. He previously studied anthropology and history at the University of Victoria.

The puck stopped here

The people, planning and pressure behind the national tournament that almost was

Mar 26, 2020

Ice covers rocks alongside Coburg Road at noon on Friday.

Icy Friday: closures and power outages in HRM

Environment Canada forecast called for fluctuating temperatures

Feb 7, 2020

Jennifer Lee, owner of the House Full of Plants Instagram account.

This local plant lover has taken root on Instagram 

Jennifer Lee shares knowledge, pictures of her huge plant collection on Instagram 

Feb 1, 2020

There are about 200,000 chronic pain patients in Nova Scotia, and the demand for support is growing.

Coronavirus: Nova Scotia authorities remain vigilant

Health authority has “protocols and policies in place” if the virus is declared an international health crisis

Jan 24, 2020

Saskatchewan Roughriders president and CEO Craig Reynolds (left), CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie (middle) and Toronto Argonauts general manager Michael Clemons (right) at the Touchdown Atlantic press conference.

CFL’s Touchdown Atlantic lands in Halifax

Roughriders and Argonauts will play at Huskies Stadium July 25, 2020

Jan 23, 2020

Extinction Rebellion Halifax protests the proposed Teck Frontier oil sands development outside MP Andy Fillmore's office.

‘A bit ridiculous’: Extinction Rebellion Halifax responds to U.K. anti-radicalization document 

Listing climate activist group in guide is a ‘massive misunderstanding’ of movement, coordinator says 

Jan 22, 2020

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic president Chris Larsen pitches an international rugby match to the special events advisory committee.

Ciao! Canada national men’s rugby set to face Italy in Halifax 

Sports & Entertainment Atlantic pitches Italy vs. Canada match at Wanderers Grounds to special events advisory committee  

Jan 20, 2020

The Black-Binney House at 1472 Hollis St. marks the northern boundary of the heritage district.

This will be the city’s third heritage conservation district 

Old South Suburb plan will introduce new rules for future development

Jan 15, 2020