Stories by Kristina Pappas

Kristina Pappas

Kristina Pappas is a journalism student. She's from western Canada and is smitten with the east coast's charm. You can find her at a beach, exploring the province or with her nose in a book.

Mark Lindsay being greeted by the first dog.

Canine companions support Halifax family dealing with cystic fibrosis

Chantelle Lindsay, 23, has been at the QEII Health Sciences Centre for six weeks and is currently on life support

Feb 10, 2020

Chasity St. Louis with a shirt that says "your body is not the enemy."

Halifax woman says her disordered eating was 'something to be encouraged'

‘Sometimes people treat weight loss as if it’s the most important thing a person can do’

Feb 7, 2020

Stacey Gomez was one of the "books" at Thursday's event.

We checked out three ‘books’ from a human library in Halifax

The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation debuted the library to raise awareness for sustainable development

Feb 7, 2020

Lauren Bodden's emotional support animal Riley.

Dartmouth woman struggles to rent with emotional support animal

‘I don’t think ... you have to sacrifice location and sanity to have your dog’

Feb 3, 2020

Out of the Cold emergency shelter's new location.

Third time’s the charm: Emergency shelter finds a new home again

Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre provides Out of the Cold emergency shelter with new space

Jan 31, 2020

Defence lawyer Ian R. Smith leaves the courtroom Tuesday.

No second chance for William Sandeson, Crown argues

Arguments wrap up in appeal of murder conviction

Jan 21, 2020

Outside the law courts.

William Sandeson deserves a new trial, lawyer tells appeal court

Lawyer says trial judge made a mistake in not declaring a mistrial

Jan 20, 2020

The new Out of the Cold emergency shelter on College Street.

‘It’s liberating’: Out of the Cold shelter gets new home in Halifax

Although happy with the move, volunteer says the shelter is a Band-Aid solution to housing insecurity

Jan 17, 2020

Jillian Banfield cycling near the Dalhousie campus.

'99 priorities' but a bike lane ain't one

Cycling advocates want Halifax to make bike lanes safer in the winter

Jan 17, 2020

A blue shark is seen at the side of Gaetan's boat.

Captain advocates for shark safety amid questionable Ocearch tagging methods

Art Gaetan takes issue with Ocearch’s shark tagging methods during their 2019 Nova Scotia expedition

Nov 12, 2019