Stories by Ella Macdonald

Ella Macdonald

Ella Macdonald (she/her) is an aspiring video reporter and photojournalist with an interest in world affairs and health reporting. Originally from B.C., she is a mountain bike athlete and avid skier.

Juliet Mawusi at the Atlantic International Film Festival (FIN), September 2021.

Lack of options for Black women’s natural hair in N.S. leads to film

Director Juliet Mawusi on new short at Halifax Black Film Festival

Feb 15, 2023

Shannon Park and the MacKay Bridge are shown in this photo taken on Wednesday.

The history of Shannon Park

A timeline of events from pre-Halifax Explosion to today

Feb 9, 2023

Rafat Harb and his father Mohammad Harb are worried about their friends in Syria and Turkey, which were struck by a large earthquake on Monday.

Haligonians worry for loved ones following Turkey’s deadly earthquake

Canada prepared to help victims as death toll climbs in Turkey and Syria

Feb 6, 2023

Oliver Bruce Johnson signs the memorandum of understanding in front of members of government and the Preston Area Housing Fund on Monday.

Preston Area Housing Fund receives $3.5M in provincial money

Up to 50 provincially-owned housing units will be transferred to the non-profit

Jan 30, 2023

N.S. cross-country ski athlete Cohen Norman holds up his roller skis during a training session on the Chain Lake Trail, Wednesday.

How N.S.’s cross-country ski team is prepping for the Canada Winter Games with no snow

Faced with mild winter, athletes take to the pavement on roller skis to train

Jan 27, 2023

Nat Cook holds up their Zeddy in Dartmouth on Wednesday.

Zellers is opening at Mic Mac Mall

HBC confirms 25 locations in Canada

Jan 20, 2023

Chris Redden poses for his portrait, 2001.

Halifax man who died in parkade remembered as 'kind'

His death points to housing crisis, advocate says

Jan 19, 2023

Photo illustration by Ella Macdonald.

It’s all about balance

Ukraine or Pakistan? Taking steps toward equal global coverage

Dec 12, 2022