Stories by Emily Rendell-Watson

Veronica Post guides the band saw as her students await their turns.

TradesWoodworking course creates environment women can ‘identify with’

Course is creating space for women to learn about non-traditional trades

Feb 8, 2016

Jim Clark took photos of the fight while on assignment for Wamboldt-Waterfield Photography Ltd.

Visual artsPhotojournalists look back: ‘It gets in your blood’

“Memorable Encounters” displays career highlights of Halifax photojournalists

Feb 3, 2016

The group only meets monthly, but Brittany Harman and Matt Scott  invite people to share dinner a few times a week.

ConnectionsUniversity students create connections on Halifax’s streets

Supper with Strangers group aims to ‘build a friendship’ with street people

Jan 31, 2016

Brendan Piper says Halifax is designed primarily for cars.

TransportationWhy cyclists want greater protection in traffic laws

Halifax roads ‘aren’t safe’ for active transportation users, cyclists say

Jan 22, 2016

Joshua Judah lives close to the new distillery location, and he is glad he can drop by anytime.

SpiritsThese three guys have a ‘spirited’ idea for Agricola Street

Business owners hoping to open their distillery on a thriving part of the Halifax peninsula by the fall

Jan 21, 2016

Ministers Carolyn Bennett and Patty Hajdu speak about the pre-inquiry consultations in Halifax.

InquestMinisters hear ‘moving’ stories in advance of aboriginal inquiry

Federal ministers Hajdu and Bennett visit Halifax to lay groundwork for federal inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women

Jan 20, 2016

Alex Gillis talks to Mitchell Reardon and Lukas Willsie about the game design ideas they came up with at the workshop.

MentoringHalifax teen creating opportunities for peers in technology

Alex Gillis is creating an environment of teamwork and collaboration for young tech entrepreneurs

Jan 19, 2016

Audience members asked about possible remedies for racism.

Inequality SMU speakers hoped to spark conversation about racism

First of four events focuses on white privilege; everyday racism

Jan 15, 2016

A reporter’s most important purchase in the North: moose hide mittens.

The allure of the North

Why journalists are inspired to work in the coldest communities in Canada

Nov 30, 2015