Stories by Jakob Postlewaite

Jakob Postlewaite

Jakob Postlewaite is a fourth-year journalism student at the University of King's College. He has worked as a columnist and reporter for the Cape Breton Post under his own byline. He also studies film at Dalhousie University.

Coun. Richard Zurawski wants Halifax to start looking into adopting a hydrogen economy, replacing fossil fuels.

Does hydrogen have a future in Halifax?

Experts say hydrogen can be used for vehicles and heating

3 days ago

This heritage building, located at the corner of Birmingham and Clyde streets, makes use of insulation to cut down on fuel.

Can heritage buildings be green?

Heat pumps, air circulation and insulation can help to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings

5 days ago

Clothing bins in the Elizabeth Fry Society's clothing room.

Presents for prisoners

Each inmate at the Nova Institution for Women is getting a gift

1 week ago

Celebrities in the spotlight

How celebrity journalism moved to page one

1 week ago

The Halifax Central Library is LEED gold certified. The building uses transparent glass for natural light and harvests rainwater.

Green buildings: how to reduce your carbon footprint

Architect says you can ultimately save money in energy costs

Nov 21, 2019

Symphony Nova Scotia rehearses for their performance of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Making music magic with Harry Potter

Conductor says it’s important to hear a film score live

Nov 15, 2019

Gateway Community Church will be the location of a new warming centre in Lower Sackville.

Lower Sackville warming centre struggles to find volunteers in time for opening

Centre will open in December, 20 days later than planned

Nov 15, 2019

Schooners Sports and Entertainment proposed to build a CFL stadium in Shannon Park, Dartmouth.

Economist says stadium proposal is not the right one

Schooners group wants the city to fund most or all of the construction

Nov 10, 2019

Craig Silverman gives the keynote address at the Joseph Howe Lecture in Halifax on Nov. 7, 2019.

The guide to beating 'fake news'

BuzzFeed media editor Craig Silverman offers tips on how to identify and avoid misinformation

Nov 9, 2019

Justine Gelevan, development manager for Feed Nova Scotia, says Burger Week has been a major contributor to the organization.

Hunger'Perfect match': Feed Nova Scotia welcomes Burger Week

More than $67,000 was raised for the food bank network last year

Mar 28, 2018