Stories by Emma Wilkie

Masters (of Journalism) Chefs, Live!

A special live cooking show from our Masters of Journalism students focusing on comfort food from around the globe.

Jul 25, 2019

Best friends Adam Myatt (left) and Lindsay Dauphinee have been producing queer-friendly comedy shows for a year.

ComedyMake the yuletide gay! A queer-friendly comedy show celebrates one year

Two Halifax comedians are creating more space for queer comics

Dec 5, 2018

Laura MacDonald makes letterpress posters from her home studio near Kentville, N.S.

Photo EssayWho needs Photoshop when you have a letterpress machine?

Graphic designer Laura MacDonald uses old techniques to make new posters

Nov 30, 2018

The Beacon House is a social services organization in Lower Sackville, N.S.

HousingCould a street navigator help solve Sackville’s housing issue?

Halifax regional council will consider $180K project to tackle homelessness in Sackville

Nov 26, 2018

The tail of the 747 jet that ran off the runway at the Halifax airport was removed on Saturday.

AirportCargo plane gets ripped apart at Halifax airport

Jumbo jet removed from accident site at airport in pieces

Nov 17, 2018

Snow covers Coburg road in Halifax on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

WeatherCareful on the roads! Halifax deals with aftermath of first snowfall

Much of the HRM slowed down after first snow of the year

Nov 16, 2018

Unfiltered Brewing brews its own beer in Halifax's north end.

CourtsHalifax microbrewery says it shouldn’t have to pay NSLC when it sells beer

Unfiltered Brewing claims the fee imposed on liquor sales is unconstitutional

Nov 16, 2018

Eleven-year-old Josiah Brown's feet just reach the chrome foot pedal of Jack Desmond's barber chair.

HistoryMeet the man keeping Jack Desmond’s barber chair busy

Viola Desmond’s husband was a Halifax barber whose chair is still being used

Nov 14, 2018

Rose Michael shows off her work. She spent two weeks beading the quills of these eagle feathers.

Mi'kmaq LawLegal affirmation can now be done by swearing on an eagle feather

Eagle feathers were decorated with hours of bead work before they were given to N.S. courts

Nov 9, 2018