Stories by Mathieu Hebert

A shopper reaches for a can of soup from the grocery store shelves on a cold February morning.

Food insecurity can harm both body and mind, says doctor

Lack of nutrients can cause the body to shut down: nutrition specialist

Feb 17, 2023

With inflation cutting into Canadians' spending power, many are reaching for more affordable grocery options.

Rising food costs could lead to poor health conditions, expert warns

Healthy foods among most expensive, prices projected to keep increasing

Feb 7, 2023

For some, a tent is the only shelter they will have when temperatures reach their lowest at night on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Extreme cold in Halifax prompts urgent outreach for homeless

Cash donations needed for weather emergencies, says worker

Feb 2, 2023

Community members looked on as provincial MLAs announce housing support for Preston area communities on January 30.

PHOTOS: What do North Preston residents think of N.S. housing support?

Black Nova Scotians weigh in on $3.5 million community funding

Jan 31, 2023

Left to right: Daniel James McFadyen, Brandon Howard Roy and Andrew Waite are all nominated for song of the year.

East Coast Music Association announces nominees for best song of the year

Listen to Hot Sun by Daniel James McFadyen and four other top tracks nominated for the 35th annual music awards

Jan 27, 2023

Daniel Boyd explains the size of glass microspheres to MP Andy Fillmore.

3 Halifax bioscience labs get $1.7M from Ottawa

Funding will help startups treat joint pain, sleep apnea and buy equipment

Jan 25, 2023

A shipyard worker looks out over Halifax Harbour as HMCS Max Bernays is guided by a tugboat. The Max Bernays is one of the navy's new Arctic patrol vessels being built at the Irving shipyard.

Shipyard workers win wage hikes, improved health care in contract with Irving

New deal comes after six months of negotiations with Halifax shipyard

Jan 20, 2023