Stories by Chase Fitzgerald

Chase Fitzgerald

Chase is a fourth-year journalism student from Mississauga, Ontario.

Health-care workers in Nova Scotia are in demand but statistics indicate their numbers could be on the decline.

Nova Scotia health-care workers are 'at a breaking point'

New statistics show the province’s health-care employment declined in January

Feb 16, 2023

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, shown in this file photo, was ‘very pleased’ with the health-care structure presented by the federal government on Tuesday.

Nova Scotia offered $154M in new health-care funding from Ottawa for 2023 budget

Premier Tim Houston says he wants more but he'll 'work with what we have'

Feb 8, 2023

Several tents form a homeless encampment in Victoria Park in Halifax.

Encampment evictions in Halifax may be influenced by Ontario court ruling, says lawyer

Waterloo region housing decision ‘will be looked at by people across the country’

Feb 7, 2023

Angela Simmonds speaks at Nova Scotia Liberal Party’s leadership debate on
April 28, 2022.

Preston MLA Angela Simmonds resigns

First African Nova Scotian deputy Speaker leaves after 18 months

Jan 26, 2023

A person reaches for a snack at the Eating Disorders: Not Just a White Folks' Problem event hosted by Eating Disorders Nova Scotia at SMU on Jan. 24, 2023.

Eating disorder support in works for Black people in Nova Scotia

Rising food insecurity highlights need for support

Jan 26, 2023

Dramaturg Annie Valentina, artistic director Isaac Mulè, and playwright McKenna James Boeckner sit at a table reading during Halifax’s first OutFest workshop at The Bus Stop Theatre Co-op in April 2022.

Halifax queer theatre festival to return with upgrades

OutFest 2023 expands guest capacity, event lineup thanks to federal funding

Jan 20, 2023

Leaving legacy media to build their own ventures means journalists have to learn business skills.

A new legacy

Racialized journalists in Canada are reclaiming their power

Dec 13, 2022

Hello City troupe (with the exception of Beth Poulsen) pose at Shakespeare by the Sea in Point Pleasant Park on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The troupe had performed an improv show at the 30th Halifax Fringe Festival during the pandemic.

Improv community aims to build on pandemic momentum

With the recent surge of online classes, local improvisers agree their craft is gaining in popularity

Mar 23, 2021