Stories by Chelsy Mahar

Chelsy Mahar

A journalism student at the University of King's College and an aspiring poet.

Diane Fletcher-Falvey signing

Teaching hands to talk

If you live in Nova Scotia, Diane Fletcher-Falvey says, you need to know the sign for Tim Hortons

Jun 17, 2021

Some writers have adapted their storytelling during COVID-19 to rely less on in-person scene setting.

How Nova Scotia writers are faring as COVID rewrites the script

Cancelled book launches and financial hits. How Nova Scotia writers are faring as COVID rewrites the script

Mar 23, 2021

A seal jumps onto a dock at the Halifax waterfront.

Online animal medic training means marine mammals aren't left behind during COVID-19

Marine Animal Response Society launches virtual training for volunteers

Feb 13, 2021

Photo illustration of person with health card. Health card numbers are being collected to develop race-based health data model in Nova Scotia.

Researchers work with African Nova Scotian communities in Dartmouth on health registry

OmiSoore Dryden’s project Don’t Count Us Out! began in summer 2020

Feb 12, 2021

Neptune Theatre in Halifax closed in-person production in March 2020 because of the pandemic.

Neptune’s COVID-19 funding request moves to Halifax budget committee

Neptune Theatre requests one-time emergency relief to help reopen this summer

Feb 12, 2021

Pedestrians are walking on Quinpool Road in Halifax during Tuesday storm. Municipality recreation centers are closed.

Winter storm brings heavy snow, causing power outages and closures in Halifax

Tuesday's storm was expected to bring 15 cm of snow and ice pellets before noon

Feb 2, 2021

Renee Stevens is the communications and development manager at HomeBridge Youth Society.

Foster care in N.S. leans on collaboration, technology during COVID-19

The province and societies are working together with children in care during the pandemic

Jan 28, 2021

Photo Illustration simulating therapy at home during pandemic

Therapy has changed during COVID-19, but N.S. experts say OCD has not.

Psychologists in Nova Scotia have not found an increase in OCD during the pandemic

Jan 20, 2021

Alec Stratford is the executive director of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.

New report calls for better use of social workers in N.S. mental health services

The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers released a report last week

Jan 19, 2021

Andrew Dorfman says COVID-19 "catalyzed" her latest collaboration with Tanya Davis.

Animated video poem shows us how to combat pandemic loneliness

How To Be At Home by Andrea Dorfman and Tanya Davis is a sequel of sorts

Oct 31, 2020