Stories by Meagan Campbell

A Dalhousie student pushes through the doors at the Killam Library.

DOORSKillam library doors: a pain in the pass

Dalhousie physicist gives advice on how to open heavy doors

Feb 15, 2019

A customer shops for apples at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market.

FRUITThe Honeycrisp boom

Honeycrisps surpass McIntosh as Nova Scotia’s most-grown apple, but it's difficult to grow.

Feb 15, 2019

A university student works at the Central Library.

LIBRARIESCentral Library hires social worker

Halifax Public Libraries follows trend in Edmonton, Saskatoon.

Feb 15, 2019

An iceboater sails on Sherbrooke Lake on Feb. 12. His boat tilts to one side, which is called "hiking."

SPORTSThe Formula 1 of sailing

Iceboats surpass 100 km/h. When lakes freeze, boaters race.

Feb 14, 2019

Aonghus Garrison practices falling during a judo session at the University of King's College.

ICEHow to fall on ice: lessons from judo

Tuck chin, loosen limbs to break a fall, judo practitioner advises

Feb 14, 2019

An employee works at the borrower services desk at the Central Library.

LIBRARIESLibrary staff could shrink depending on council budget

Libraries making more money from grants, parking and photocopying fees, but CEO says revenue is not enough.

Feb 8, 2019

Lyris Daye, 17, will be the youngest cast member in Neptune Theatre's upcoming production of The Color Purple.

THEATRE'I’m ready to grow up': young actor debuts in The Color Purple

Neptune show tells story of abuse and hope with help of teen

Feb 7, 2019

A woman checks her phone in a dressing room while waiting to perform at a gala on Feb. 2.

NEW YEARBehind the scenes at a Chinese New Year gala

Nearly 300 people rang in the Year of the Pig

Feb 3, 2019

Rebecca Butler, a 22-year-old woman in Halifax, has been a vocal opponent of Bell Let's Talk Day.

MENTAL HEALTHBoycotting Bell Let's Talk Day

Some people with mental illness will not participate

Jan 30, 2019

Former RCMP officer Craig Robert Burnett appears at the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in Halifax on Jan. 25.

COURTSFormer Mountie trial: cocaine was not in regular storage

Witness in Craig Robert Burnett trial says Mounties must trust their own

Jan 28, 2019