Stories by Dayne Patterson

Dayne Patterson

Dayne Patterson is a recent graduate student at the University of King's College. He's reported from all over Canada, including B.C., Alberta, and Nova Scotia. Now, you can find him in Saskatchewan searching for ice to skate on, floors to dance on and new stories to write about.

Northern Pulp's paper mill in 2009.

‘Anticlimactic’ day in Pictou for start of Northern Pulp shutdown

NS government officials would not confirm if Northern Pulp’s shutdown would breach Boat Harbour Act

Jan 31, 2020

A fire engine speeds down Windsor Street in Halifax with its lights flashing.

Rural HRM areas focus of new Halifax Fire protocol ensuring speedy responses

New protocol is scheduled to be in place by the end of February

Jan 27, 2020

The vehicle carrier ship called Morning Calypso could be one vessel that is monitored by OCIANA.

Dartmouth company gets funding to develop original ‘air traffic control for ships’

CEO says their technology could have prevented some maritime disasters

Jan 24, 2020

Northern Pulp filed for a judicial review on Thursday.

Seeking ‘clarity’: Northern Pulp challenges province over environmental report

On Thursday, Northern Pulp began first round of layoffs in preparation for their Jan. 31 shutdown

Jan 23, 2020

Premier Stephen McNeil says that no new effluent will enter Boat Harbour after Jan. 31.

Pictou Landing First Nation ‘frustrated’ by details of Northern Pulp shutdown

Premier Stephen McNeil told reporters that allowing boiler wastewater into Boat Harbour after Jan. 31 will not breach Boat Harbour Act

Jan 21, 2020

Councillors heard North Beaver Banks' protests about their lost bus service.

Feeling left behind: North Beaver Bank residents urge city to bring back their bus

Lyle Mailman presented to HRM councillors on Monday and will present to the transportation committee on Jan. 23

Jan 14, 2020

Masuma Khan performs at the BIPOC 2020 Vision event she co-organized with Andre Fenton.

'Our voice, our community': New collective supports racialized artists in Halifax

Halifax lacks spaces for BIPOC artists, says Masuma Khan

Jan 13, 2020