Stories by Emma Meldrum

Eleanor Beaton of Windsor, NS hosted an online conference aiming to empower women

Online educationOnline conferences empower women, say leadership coaches

Web-based meetings cheaper, more accessible for participants

Dec 11, 2015

A woman walks into the Dalplex. More and more women are making use of weight lifting facilities now that machine orientation programs are being offered.

SportsWomen encouraged to lift weights at Dalhousie gym

Strength training essential for women under 25, says trainer

Dec 8, 2015

Unity founder Michael Prosserman danced during the event

Charity EventYouth charity launching drop-in hours at library to teach dancing and beatboxing

UNITY Organizer hopes to reach more young people through the library

Dec 4, 2015

Sam Greenberg greets a friend as Tristan Connellan looks on. They skate at the Halifax Commons every day.

SportsSkateboarders on board with indoor skate park plan

Organizer Craig McNally receiving enthusiasm and support from volunteers

Dec 1, 2015

Caledonia students left arm jackets on telephone poles on Halifax streets. Tags on the coats let people know the items were free to take.

Holidays9 ways to spread Christmas cheer in Halifax

Feeling charitable? Here's how you can help

Nov 27, 2015

Andrea Rahal works in her boutique on Market St.

Small BusinessMarket Street closure keeps customers away from boutique

Road closure will continue through Christmas shopping season

Nov 26, 2015

Lena Metlege Diab, Suzanne Ley, Gerry Mills and Barbara Miller Nix speak at a news conference.

RefugeesFirst Syrian refugees will arrive in province by Dec. 31st

Provincial government still unclear on specific arrival dates

Nov 25, 2015

Halifax Regional Police Headquarters

CrimeRCMP arrest man and seize firearms

A 33-year-old man is in custody after complaint

Nov 23, 2015

El Jones recited a poem during the rally outside The Westin Hotel

RallyActivists El Jones, Allan Bezanson speak at anti-war rally

About 30 people gathered at Cornwallis Park

Nov 22, 2015