Stories by Jon Werbitt

Jon is a journalist and music enthusiast from Montreal.

Steve St. Amant stands in the military section of the Fairview Cemetery in Halifax.

Nova Scotia veteran helps provide military burials to service personnel

With the Last Post Fund, Steve St. Amant is making sure veterans are given a proper sendoff

Feb 8, 2021

People walk down Spring Garden, one of Halifax's busiest streets. Businesses are operating on reduced capacity, and patrons must wear masks.

Nova Scotia to begin community vaccination this month

Dr. Strang says age-based approach is the quickest way for everyone to get vaccinated

Feb 4, 2021

Many court cases are being broadcast on video to limit gatherings in court rooms.

Special constables convicted in Halifax jail cell death granted new trial

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal orders new trial for on-duty special constables at booking facility where man died

Jan 29, 2021

The CNIB Halifax branch is hard to access for many rural-living Nova Scotians in the blind community.

Virtual programs uniting members of Nova Scotia’s blind community

CNIB’s online services a relief for participants and organizers

Jan 27, 2021

Strawberries grow inside a FarmWorks-funded greenhouse.

This co-op is bolstering Nova Scotia’s food security through grassroots funding

FarmWorks launches its 10th offering to investors

Jan 25, 2021

Pastor Kimberlynn McNabb  in front of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.

Religious leaders continue to adapt in time of pandemic

Faith-based organizations are finding ways to substitute in-person gathering

Jan 20, 2021

Halifax native Kxng Wooz on stage at the Derby, Oct. 17.

Despite COVID, the show goes on at the Derby

Halifax bar swaps big shows for intimate performances

Oct 29, 2020