Stories by Marissa Birnie

Auditor general Kim Adair speaks to journalists at a press conference on Tuesday.

Audit finds provincial deficit of $342 million, first in 5 years

Government revenues 'significantly impacted' by COVID-19, says auditor general

Dec 7, 2021

The Halifax Hawks Minor Hockey Association updated its logo to include Mark Connors' jersey number.

Hockey community rallies for Halifax goalie after racist incidents

Mi’kmaw player who faced similar abuse lends support

Dec 3, 2021

Visitors enjoy Wii bowling, a popular pastime at the Spencer House Seniors Centre in Halifax, on Thursday.

Charities, senior centres make Christmas connections

HRM-based campaigns aim to bring joy through care packages, handwritten cards

Nov 26, 2021

The stolen painting depicts a farm in the French region of Brittany.

Thief swiped painting from Halifax art gallery in 10-second heist

Police release image of suspect in theft of painting worth $12,500

Nov 22, 2021

Guest curator Salina Kemp stands beside a display at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic's new exhibit called Ta’n me’j Tel-keknuo’ltiek

Mi’kmaw curator inspires cultural pride with new exhibit at Halifax museum

Exhibit in Mi’kmaw, English and French on display through 2023

Nov 10, 2021

From left to right: Rachelle Gionet, Elinor Crosby and Renee McTavish show their support for Holmans at the World Tea House on Nov. 5.

Tea shop organizes 'solidariTEA' party in response to planned protest by anti-maskers

World Tea House on Argyle Street hosts free event for loyal customers

Nov 8, 2021

The Dalhousie Student Union Farmers’ Market provides fresh food from farms based in southern Nova Scotia.

Audio Bootcamp Podcast: Tuition, food and daffodils

And, the King’s women’s rugby team returns to action

Oct 29, 2021