Stories by Laura Hardy

Mary Nkrumah dishes out some African food.

African FoodThe Canadian food guide lacks diversity, says nutrition expert

African food may have the right ingredients, but doesn’t look like the official food guide

Feb 15, 2019

Yoland Denny (left) and Blaire Gould (right) hold up the four puppets Aliet, Antle, Pikto'l and Kalolin.

IndigenousPuppets and iPads are teaching children language skills

Program designed for the Mi'kmaq language, but is incorporating others

Feb 14, 2019

Jaime Battiste holding three of the children's books to help youth learn about Mi'kmaq history.

Treaty EducationLearn about treaties with storybooks

All ages need different tools to learn

Feb 13, 2019

Picture of Province House as it turns 200

PoliticsCelebrating 200 years of Province House history

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

Feb 11, 2019

A Halifax Transit bus stops to pick up riders downtown.

CouncilYou might need an extra quarter for bus fare soon

New express routes might not happen

Jan 30, 2019

Craig Robert Burnett (left) leaving court room on the fourth day of his trial.

CourtsRCMP officer accused of trafficking had money troubles, court hears

Subordinate surprised when boss was charged

Jan 24, 2019

Craig Robert Burnett leaving the courtroom on Wednesday.

CourtsDrug dealer wanted revenge on RCMP officer accused of trafficking

Witness says he sold 10 kilograms of cocaine for defendant

Jan 23, 2019

A Mi'kmaq flag flies over unceded and unsurrendered Mi'kmaq territory.

IndigenousSurviving the Sixties Scoop in the Maritimes

Roseland Labrador is one of many East Coasters applying for their share of the Sixties Scoop settlement

Jan 21, 2019

Debbie Eisan (right) leads a blanket exercise at the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre.

IndigenousLearning history on the blanket

An emotional exercise about the consequences of colonization

Jan 20, 2019

The art of reporting tragedy

It’s difficult, but when done well can empower

Dec 31, 2018