Stories by Isabel Ruitenbeek

A photo illustration of memory.

The memory puzzle

The uncertainty of memory poses a challenge for narrative journalists

Dec 31, 2018

Police in Nova Scotia are getting updated training on domestic violence.

Police'It's not always going to be a black eye'

Municipal police, military and RCMP officers across the province to get new training

Dec 5, 2018

The Halifax North Memorial Public Library, where Friday's event will be held.

Community50 years later, Halifax’s black community marks a revolutionary meeting

‘People realized that we, as black people, could control what we did’

Nov 30, 2018

The jury in Aidan David Cromwell's trial started deliberations Tuesday at the N.S. Supreme Court.

CourtsJury deliberations begin in Cromwell murder trial

Judge instructs jury to 'keep an open mind, but not an empty head'

Nov 27, 2018

Zamani Folade performs during the Viola Desmond tribute concert at the Marquee Ballroom on Saturday.

Viola Desmond'This one’s for Viola Desmond': activist honoured at tribute concert

Community gathers for series of events celebrating the Viola Desmond $10 bill

Nov 25, 2018

Africville, a black community in Halifax, was destroyed by the city. The mayor apologized for this in 2010. (Photo taken in 1965.)

RacismConcordia professor says Halifax built on a foundation of racist urban planning

Ted Rutland examines how racism has shaped the HRM: from Africville to the regional plan

Nov 10, 2018

The off-runway cargo plane at Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

AirportFlights delayed after plane goes off runway at the Halifax airport

Transportation Safety Board investigators on scene

Nov 7, 2018