Stories by Dina Lobo

Journalist and biographer Evelyn White at home in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Exploring the world of Evelyn White

An intimate look at an unconventional journalist

Jan 29, 2016

Technology was heavily influential in the FLATLANDS exhibition.

Art‘I’m kind of bored with the whole 2-D wall hangings’

Artist Elizabeth Johnson showcases her exhibition Flatlands, an art installation that borders on the physical and digital realms

Oct 29, 2015

Alberta-based Lawyer Dennis Edney giving his lecture at St. Mary's Boat Club.

Omar Khadr‘We cannot call ourselves a civil society’: Khadr lawyer

Lawyer of former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr says Canadians face the prospect of a world of lawlessness if they are not vigilant

Oct 28, 2015

Rapper Thrillah started rapping at the age of 10 and began taking it seriously in high school.

Music ‘Hip-hop talent here in Halifax — it’s underestimated’

Rap artists face struggles in gaining a national reputation locally as well as outside of Nova Scotia.

Oct 24, 2015

Abdulrahman Jabi, co-owner and chef of Aleppo Cafe on 1496 Water Street. Jabi uses traditional Aleppian ingredients and makes handmade spices.

Syria Aleppo: A name marked by conflict, served up with pride

The owners of the Aleppo Café have kept their “special” name to keep Syrian traditions alive

Oct 19, 2015

North Dartmouth resident featured on Halifolks.

Photography ‘Negative stories have brainwashed our own community and youth’

The photo blog Halifolks collaborated with North Dartmouth project Between the Bridges to highlight community success stories

Oct 15, 2015

Jacob Hamilton sits with panel discussing mental health issues.

Mental health ‘You don’t open up your innermost weaknesses to your prof’

Dalhousie University students face challenges in receiving special academic accommodations for their mental health issues

Oct 15, 2015

Student, Zachary Ford, at launch of MyNSFuture at the Halifax Central Library.

Higher education Hey, high school students: your college application just got easier

MyNSFuture launches with goal to help students navigate transition from high school to post-secondary studies

Oct 14, 2015

Sophie Kaufman, one the four team members of the Hali Slam team, performing a poem at the event Thursday.

PoetrySlam poets taking 'our voice' to Saskatoon

The Hali Slam Team, consisting of four members, is set to represent Nova Scotia at the Canadian Festival of Spoken word from Oct. 18 – 24 in Saskatoon.

Oct 10, 2015

Information table

Refugee crisis'We can't leave them floating in the Mediterranean'

Disappointed in Ottawa's response, communities are eager to sponsor and help refugees

Oct 1, 2015