Stories by Meagan Byrd

Pedestrians cross a rainy sidewalk at Halifax City Hall on Tuesday.

Councillors debate ‘cringe’-worthy property tax hike

Municipal finance staff propose 5.9 per cent hike

Nov 24, 2021

Members of Substance User Network of the Atlantic Region stand in front of the Mobile Health Clinic van. From left to right: Jill Harnum, Katie Upham and Emily Wadden.

Pandemic isolation ‘feeds the disease’ of those struggling with substance use, expert says

Statistics show emergency calls for overdose up 73 per cent across Canada in two years

Nov 22, 2021

Otis and Clementine Owner Ellen Helmke with Logan inside the bookstore.

Books and Bahamian cats: this local bookstore offers both

Customers at Otis and Clementine's Books are greeted by the cats sunbathing at the entrance

Nov 18, 2021

Land is being cleared for development of a subdivision near Lovett Lake.

New Beechville subdivision will surround site of 1800s-era Black homesteads

Subdivision will surround Beechville Baptist Church

Nov 17, 2021