Stories by Caitrin Pilkington

Harry Critchley in his office at Dalhousie.

EducationMeet the philosopher teaching cosmology to convicts

"A lot of the time, those that are in prison are infantilized or demonized."

Feb 13, 2017

Good Food Emporium will be remembered for his comfort food and cozy atmosphere.

ClosingA Halifax landmark comes to an end: say goodbye to Good Food

“The last hippie hangout in Halifax” closes its doors

Feb 9, 2017

Leadership candidates Deepak Obhrai, Steven Blaney, Pierre Lemieux, Kevin O'Leary, Kellie Leitch, Rick Peterson and Andrew Scheer waiting beside the stage before the debate.

Climate changeKevin O'Leary gets facts wrong on climate change

Kevin O'Leary makes worrying comments at the Conservative leadership debate

Feb 7, 2017

The engaged protesters hold up signs in favour of NS teachers.

EducationProtesters demonstrate before a vote about the future of NS Teachers

Vote will strike down or uphold a tentative deal between the union and the provincial government

Feb 6, 2017

Gerry Mills, ISANS Executive Director, speaks with interpreter Nada Abdeen at the ISANS event to thank Syrian sponsors.

RefugeesImmigrant Services hosts event to thank those who are helping refugees

ISANS is grateful for community support for Syrians

Feb 2, 2017

Lynn Hartwell, Deputy Minister of the ESIA, speaks out at a meeting with MLAs.

Social AssistanceChange is coming to Nova Scotia's welfare system

Case workers currently have jurisdiction over those in need of financial assistance

Jan 16, 2017

AudioPuppies as presents and dawning debt: things to think about in 2017

King's Journalism students tackle forgotten puppies, quitting smoking, and other New Year's challenges

Jan 12, 2017

The front of the Waverly Inn, decorated for the holidays.

DevelopmentToo charming to destroy

The Waverley Inn avoided the wrecking ball when a condo developer fell in love with the hotel

Dec 8, 2016