Stories by Haley MacLean

IndustryNot all fun and games

Nova Scotia has the highest digital media tax credit in Canada, but is it leaving some companies behind?

Aug 28, 2018

Students add their own fingerprint to the mural to represent unique recoveries in mental health

SMU hosts collaboration to aid mental health, body positivity

Find Your Light and SMU Healthy Minds team up to promote mental wellness

Feb 15, 2016

‘It’s just a fun space to be in and even see what other people are drawing’

ArtDraw Jams aiming to promote creativity within community

Visual communications company promoting collaborative expression through art sessions

Feb 13, 2016

The newest ferry will be the last of three to replace aging units in a fleet of five

TransportationNewest ferry naming survey attracting more votes

More than 12,000 votes cast so far to name new harbour ferry

Feb 6, 2016

Other jammers tried out Balancing Prayer after the presentations.

GamingThese developers spent 48 hours creating ritual themed games

‘Jammers’ joined together to make 16 original games within 48 hours at the Global Game Jam

Feb 1, 2016

Jeph Jacques after his talk on webcomics at the Halifax Central Library on Wednesday.

ArtsWhat’s the secret to webcomic success?

Merchandise, ads and micropayments, says popular artist

Jan 29, 2016

Hoverboarding in Halifax is a current grey area

TransportationHoverboards not covered in new motor vehicle law

Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act cover Segways, but not the newer devices that became popular in 2015

Jan 21, 2016

Beyoncé at the Fundy Veterinarians LTD. Clinic in Shubenacadie before her cast was removed.

AnimalsBeyoncé the calf recovers from broken leg

Nicknamed for the boot on her leg, this calf is walking on all fours for the first time in her life.

Jan 19, 2016

An Arabic speaking volunteer hands out jerseys before the start of the game.

Immigration Soccer game organized for newly arrived Syrian refugees

New Nova Scotia families enjoy games in the BMO Soccer Centre

Jan 15, 2016

Protesters stood outside before the meeting with regional council.

Regional councilFire station staffing to remain unchanged

Regional council defeats motion to cut career firefighter positions and increase response times

Jan 13, 2016