Stories by Kristen Thompson

CannabisClearing the smoke

Medicinal cannabis regulations, limited supply fail to meet patients' high expectations

Mar 28, 2019

Nova Scotia will spend $37 million on various climate change projects, the government announced Monday.

PoliticsCelebrating 200 years of Province House history

A look-back at 200 years of history in Nova Scotia

Feb 11, 2019

Regional police were called to a Halifax hotel on Wednesday to investigate a report of a body in a room.

PoliceDraft police budget, with possible $684,200 in cuts, approved by commission

HRP could lose important projects with new draft budget

Feb 7, 2019

Wilma the whale smiling for the camera.

Marine LifeGuysborough residents excited by potential beluga sanctuary

U.S. charity looking for beluga sanctuary site

Feb 2, 2019

Elise Doane posed with the Halifax agave when it was in bloom in 2018. She believes she may have donated it 30 years ago.

ParksAgave Maria lives on

Elise Doane thinks the agave she donated to the Public Gardens 30 years ago may be Agave Maria

Jan 31, 2019

Actors Sophia Walker and Jacob Sampson run through the opening act of The Bridge.

TheatreShauntay Grant is Neptune’s first African-Nova Scotian playwright since 1996

Shauntay Grant’s The Bridge begins its run at Neptune Theatre later this week

Jan 24, 2019

Painters pose with their finished pet paintings.

CharityPeople come together to paint pictures of their pets for local charity

Thirty people gathered at the Sackville Heights Community Centre for the event

Jan 21, 2019

A person looks through a magnifying glass at the definition of the word fact.

It’s a fact

Is it fact or opinion? Fact-checkers are revealing the truth

Dec 13, 2018

People waiting outside Durty Nelly's for holiday celebrations.

CULTURESt. Patrick’s Day: North American vs. ‘traditional’

Nova Scotia's Irish association weighs in on what the holiday is, isn't

Mar 18, 2016

PROsocial held a panel on mental health and identity at Dalhousie on Wednesday, March 2.

Mental HealthMen for mental health: getting to know the PROsocial Project

Mental health panel was 'exactly what we need to be doing,' student leader says

Mar 4, 2016