Stories by Jayde Tynes

Rose Fortune sculpture by Annapolis Royal artist Brad Hall.

HistoryRose Fortune: former slave turned Black Loyalist receives national recognition

A campaign to recognize Rose Fortune was successful 154 years after her death

Feb 9, 2018

Youth Drag‘The stuff I do as Nikki I could never do as Nico,’ says drag performer Nikki Teenn

The Youth Project and Halifax Central Library presented 2nd annual youth drag show

Feb 9, 2018

Community activists El Jones and Desmond Cole connected at the National Black Canadians Summit December 2017.

Desmond ColeDesmond Cole: what is it about Halifax that keeps him coming back?

Toronto broadcaster and activist is keynote speaker at Black Voice Perspectives event

Feb 6, 2018

EnergyChildren dance to a backdrop of solar panels Saturday afternoon

Solar energy stakeholders across Nova Scotia come together to host a concert

Feb 4, 2018

Grabher and his lawyer Jay Cameron during a short recess on Thursday

GrabherJudge grants Swastika, Ont. and Dildo, N.L. arguments admissible in Grabher case

Nova Scotia man fighting for the licence plate “GRABHER” heads to trial this fall

Feb 3, 2018

Uniacke SquareNearly 10 years later, basketball brothers hold on to the memory of slain cousin

In life, Maury Carvery taught them basketball; in death, he has taught them how to live

Jan 23, 2018

Metro Care & Share Society (MCSS) manager Solitha Shortte (left) & Melvin Boutilier (right)

Community Service Mel and Thelma Boutilier celebrate a lifetime of community service

Couple honoured for community service at celebration at Halifax Forum

Jan 21, 2018

Photo:WM Fares Group
street level rendering of the proposed Willow Tree development presented by APL.

Halifax Council Casting shadows on Centre Plan: Development proposal raises concern

Residents continue to push back against the proposed 25-storey Halifax development

Jan 17, 2018