Stories by Francis Tessier-Burns

Atlantic cod fisheries have a long history in Newfoundland and Labrador

FisheriesAre we ready for a sustainable Atlantic cod fishery?

A hearing on Thursday in London could shape the fish’s future

Feb 11, 2016

Madeline Symonds Middle School, one of the P3 schools in consideration. Taken from Google Maps.

EducationWe need these P3 schools, school board members say

Board can’t lose any of the schools, while calling for ‘different types of financing.’

Jan 29, 2016

DevelopmentPepperell St. may smell of bread again one day

Developers for former Ben’s Bakery site present plans for apartment complex and family housing at public meeting on Saturday

Jan 24, 2016

Carmen Braun is in the middle of her '100 nights of camping' project. (Photo: Linea Volkering)

CampingThis student spent Friday — and 52 other nights since June — outside

Carmen Braun talks about what she’s learned halfway through her ‘100 nights camping’ project.

Jan 19, 2016

Steve Schwinghamer, historian at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, in the new Perfect Landings exhibit.

HistoryWhat's the link between immigration and figure skating?

New exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 focuses on how immigration shaped the sport in Canada

Jan 17, 2016

PoliceHalifax pedestrians a little safer in 2015

Halifax police report shows 21% drop in vehicle/pedestrian collisions from 2014

Jan 12, 2016

David Bowie in Chicago, 2002

Social MediaBowie remembered as 'true original'

Celebrity musical artists from across generations paid tribute to the Starman, who died Sunday

Jan 11, 2016

Plagiarism chokes the public’s trust in journalists.

Plagiarists beware: readers won’t be deceived

How the public uses social media and online tools to monitor plagiarism

Dec 2, 2015