Stories by Matthew Scrimshaw

The Law Courts, 1815 Upper Water St. Halifax

CourtsHalifax woman appeals $52K defamation award

Laura Marson appeals $52,640 judgment after being defamed by provincial employee

Dec 8, 2016

Proper windshield washer fluid, an ice scraper, and booster cables should be in every driver's trunk come winter.

WinterWinter is coming: new season of winter driving begins

Driving instructor Tom Furlong explains how to plan ahead to stay safe this winter

Dec 8, 2016

FootballGrey Cup: 'That bad boy is coming home'

Dartmouth native Matt Albright helps Redblacks end 40-year title drought

Dec 5, 2016

The Mosaic Ministries church (28 Willett Street) is one of the proposed locations for a community hub in Fairview. The church would be renovated, with additional underground parking added.

CommunityDoes Fairview need a community hub?

Fairview Yes Initiative considering options to bring people together

Dec 2, 2016

The federal government announced in April that it planned to introduce legislation legalizing marijuana in the spring of 2017.

CourtDid evidence leave jury dazed and ‘confused’?

Lawyer argues William Leigh Brady’s conviction the result of ‘inconsistent’ jury verdict

Nov 29, 2016

Deborah Wheeler aims to create pottery that delights the senses through colour, shape and texture.

CraftsSee the opposite of Black Friday

32nd Annual Dalplex Christmas Craft Market featured variety of art, pottery, toys and tasty treats

Nov 28, 2016

The four waves of the Schooners' logo were meant to represent the four Atlantic provinces.

Grey Cup 2016Atlantic pride at the Grey Cup

Led by John Ryerson, group’s kitchen parties have become a Grey Cup tradition

Nov 25, 2016

The Law Courts, 1815 Upper Water St. Halifax

CrimeCourt of Appeal urged to designate Marriott crime family associate a dangerous offender

Shawn Michael Shea sentenced in 2014 for stabbing fellow inmate

Nov 18, 2016

Cody Rhodes (in green) launches a flying attack on Dick Durning.

WrestlingDick dazzles in final match

IFWA champion J.P. Simms pays for decision to interfere in Durning's retirement match

Nov 14, 2016

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Blurred Lines

Does the lucrative relationship between ESPN and the NFL threaten the credibility of ESPN’s journalism?

Feb 24, 2016