Stories by Lesli Tathum

Lesli Tathum

Lesli is from the Cayman Islands. She is in her fourth year of journalism at the University of King's College and is a member of the King's Women's Varsity Soccer team.

These barriers at the beginning of the trail are meant to prevent motorized vehicles from using it.

Gaetz Brook trail: Opposing groups open to a compromise

Active transportation association has restricted motorized vehicles on trail connector

Feb 7, 2020

A senior and little girl sit together while the other children play.

Never too old for a playdate: Seniors, children mingle in ‘wonderful’ program

The Kids ‘N Elders program has been running on and off for 15 years in Musquodoboit Harbour

Feb 4, 2020

Anne Cogdon playing pickleball

Pickle boat. Pickle dog. Pickleball?

Sport picking up players and fans as it grows across the province

Jan 31, 2020

Terry Bremner is the president of the Chronic Pain Association of Canada.

Resources for chronic pain patients ‘very difficult to find’

‘It just feels like you’re swimming with your head barely above the water’

Jan 30, 2020

Photo illustration of drink tampering

Halifax student ‘knew something was wrong’ after being drugged at bar

‘My feet felt like they were bolted to the floor,’ said Josée Saulnier

Jan 24, 2020

Photo illustration of bottles.

Locals suggest HRP fund sobering centres, not drunk tanks

Halifax Board of Police Commissioners presented with alternatives for sending people to the drunk tank

Jan 21, 2020

Brian Daly is the Atlantic director of the Canadian Association of Black Journalists.

New journalism program aims to 'have the black voice heard'

Halifax will host Canada's first J-School Noire program in February at NSCC Ivany campus

Jan 17, 2020

Kira Noble looks at her new smart meter.

Nova Scotia Power customers raise concerns about surprise meter upgrades

Two customers lost power for hours after meters were upgraded

Jan 17, 2020

Including diversity

Why a more diverse newsroom leads to better journalism

Dec 9, 2019