Stories by Luke Dyment

Luke Dyment

Luke Dyment is a Halifax-based reporter from Prince Edward Island. He has written for the Globe and Mail, The Signal and the Dalhousie Gazette. He's also reported on multiple U SPORTS national championships and commentated hockey tournaments across Atlantic Canada.

Dalhousie University student Laura Colford holds a pair of jeans she made in her upcycling class. This is one hobby she has to take her mind off the stresses of being a young adult in Halifax -- not only school but affording to live in the city at all.

Young adults in Halifax struggle to not only take care of the bills, but themselves

Worsened by affordability crisis, several quality-of-life indicators show young Nova Scotians scoring lower

Apr 26, 2023

Jeff Bysterveldt of Bedford, P.E.I. in his former milk barn. Behind the back wall was where one of his silos collapsed through the barn's roof during Hurricane Fiona. 26 of his cows died in the incident.

Organic response to a growing crisis

Canadian farmers are working to understand – and improve – their mental health

Mar 9, 2023

A sign marks the beginning of the Porters Lake Off-Highway Vehicle Pilot Project route on Myra Road. While the Porters Lake route is short and connects nearby trails, others across the province extend for more than five kilometres.

Government report recommends ATVs use more Nova Scotia roads

Association says road use pilot project a success

Dec 8, 2022

A sign shows one of the dog bylaws at Point Pleasant Park. The park's advisory committee has recommended the reinstatement of patrols.

Point Pleasant committee recommends return of park patrol

Halifax police have enforced park rules since patrol was eliminated in 2011

Dec 2, 2022

Many fewer riders are commuting to work via Halifax Transit, according to the latest census data. The number of transit commuters in Halifax was nearly cut in half between 2016 and 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic led to drop in Halifax Transit commuters: census

Spike in remote work, virus unease reasons for drop in bus ridership

Dec 1, 2022

More journalists are feeling the burn while covering COVID-19 during the pandemic.

Hot and bothered

How burnout is affecting journalists during the pandemic

Nov 29, 2022

Sara-Lynne Knockwood, from Sipekne’katik First Nation, poses with her Mi'kmaq Sports Hall of Fame banner on Wednesday. In 2016, she was one of the hall's first inductees following a taekwondo career where she won multiple international tournaments.

Mi’kmaw hall of fame inductees recognized at Saint Mary's sporting events

Huskies honour native contributions to sport in first-ever Indigenous Sport Week

Nov 25, 2022

Denton Froese, right, gasps as Canada missed a penalty kick in its FIFA World Cup match versus Belgium on Wednesday. At HFX Sports Bar & Grill, more than 100 people took in Canada's first World Cup game in 36 years.

Boisterous soccer fans gather to cheer on Canada’s World Cup run

Wanderers club hosts one of several viewing parties during FIFA tournament

Nov 24, 2022

Two e-scooters sit next to a sidewalk on South Street. HRM's active transportation advisory commitee is considering recommendations for e-scooter bylaws in Halifax, including speed limits and parking zones.

Lower speed limits, docking areas among Halifax e-scooter bylaw recommendations

Committee presents ideas for new rules governing motorized scooters, bikes

Nov 18, 2022