Stories by Emily McRae

Emily McRae is a journalist based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Shubenacadie Sam didn't  see his shadow Tuesday  at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.

Early spring, says Shubenacadie Sam

Sam's fans had to watch online this year because of COVID-19 restrictions

Feb 2, 2021

A performance at the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.

98 arts and culture groups to receive special COVID-19 funding

Groups say money will be used to pay workers, bills and plan for the future

Jan 29, 2021

Lorne Grabher attends N.S. Supreme Court in 2018.

N.S. Court of Appeal hears Grabher licence plate dispute

Grabher’s lawyers appealed the January 2020 decision that banned his last name from his licence plate

Jan 20, 2021

Dr. Robert Strang encouraged people to keep wearing masks Friday at the media briefing.

Don't lie to Public Health, Strang warns Nova Scotians

A 'few' people not disclosing connections to positive COVID-19 cases

Jan 16, 2021

The drive-thru COVID-19 test clinic in Dartmouth.

Get tested for COVID-19 in Dartmouth without leaving the car

Signal reporter describes her experience at the winterized garage clinic

Jan 13, 2021

The word Cancelled is seen in this photo illustration

One tweet can change your life

How do newsrooms handle employees being #cancelled?

Dec 14, 2020