Stories by Ethan Lycan-Lang

Ethan Lang

Ethan Lang is a student journalist at the University of King’s College. Originally from the Annapolis Valley, he spent a few years on the Rock and in the Rockies before coming to Halifax.

Experts say African Nova Scotians face particular health barriers.

Why better data collection could improve health of African Nova Scotians

Experts say they need race-based data collection to inform their research and secure funding

Feb 14, 2020

Lynn Jones has been advocating for reparations for years.

Legacy of racism still needs to be dealt with, say activists

Activist says every African Nova Scotian community has been disadvantaged by history of racism

Feb 14, 2020

An electric vehicle charging station in the parking garage of the Halifax Convention Centre. Installing these chargers in old and new buildings in HRM will be key to making driving electric a viable option for more HRM residents.

Why it's easier to own an electric car in HRM if you own a home

NS Power and HRM are looking ahead for ways to develop infrastructure for apartment and condo dwellers to charge electric cars

Feb 10, 2020

HRP Chief Dan Kinsella (left) and RCMP Chief Superintendent Janis Gray (right) present their budget proposals to Halifax Regional Council Wednesday.

Police want more staff, but won’t get more money

Activists asked for budget freeze. Police asked for budget increase for new staff. Neither got exactly what they asked for.

Feb 5, 2020

Cars line up at Bayers Road at 5 p.m. HRM is proposing to widen the road to include two new bus lanes.

Better for buses, same for commuters, worse for residents

HRM is preparing to widen Bayers Road for bus lanes to improve transit times

Jan 30, 2020

An electric car charges in the Halifax Central Library parking garage. A new business in Dartmouth, All EV, will be selling used electric cars, which could make them more affordable for the average Nova Scotian.

Can’t afford an electric car in Nova Scotia? That might change soon

Burnside business will be first dealership in the province for used electric cars

Jan 28, 2020

HRP Chief Dan Kinsella (foreground) watches Halifax activist El Jones speak at the board of police commissioners meeting on Monday. Jones said the police budget should be frozen until HRP takes better action on racial profiling.

Halifax activist: racial profiling shouldn’t be rewarded

El Jones wants council to freeze police budget until more action taken

Jan 21, 2020

Jack Bennet (left) and George Woodhouse (right) lead the Big Sing Tuesday night. Woodhouse announced this will be his last show as full-time host.

A song of celebration and goodbye

The Big Sing community choir turns 3 and loses one of its closest friends

Jan 15, 2020