Stories by Maia Kowalski

Jon Tattrie is a successful freelance journalist in Halifax.

The secret to being a full-time freelance journalist

Jon Tattrie has it – and he’s letting us in

Jan 25, 2016

Elementary students sliding  on Citadel Hill

FunKids make the most of snow day

Halifax's first snow day of 2016 brought slushy roads but ideal sliding conditions.

Jan 13, 2016

Professor Elizabeth Edwards looks fondly at a picture of David Bowie.

MusicBowie 'continued to hear what was going on' in music: prof

King’s professor Elizabeth Edwards reflects on the life and death of David Bowie

Jan 12, 2016

DonationWhy these students want more blood clinics

The low turnout for Dal’s Life Bus asks a bigger question about how donating blood could be made a lot easier for Haligonians without a car

Oct 29, 2015

Mitchell Maclellan was one of the students creating a video game at the Game Jam.

GamingThink you can make a video game in 24 hours? These students do

Dalhousie’s Computer Science Society brought together amateur and professional game developers to create their own video games

Oct 25, 2015

Liberal candidate Andy Fillmore after winning in the Halifax riding

Federal electionLiberal Andy Fillmore wins Halifax riding, ousts NDP's Megan Leslie

Liberals sweep Atlantic Canada in first hours of the federal election

Oct 20, 2015

Justin Trudeau at the rally this morning.

Federal electionTrudeau urges supporters to get the vote out

The Liberal leader held a last-minute rally Saturday morning as election day looms closer

Oct 17, 2015

Copies of Indian School Road were available to purchase at Benjamin's talk.

N.S. History‘People need to know’ the history of residential schools

Author Chris Benjamin spoke at SMU last night about his latest book on the Shubenacadie Residential School

Oct 16, 2015

Keshav Paliwal prepares polling stations for student voters.

Federal election Dartmouth high school students voted today, but not the way you’d expect

17-year-old Keshav Paliwal wanted to fight youth voter apathy. So he took matters into his own hands.

Oct 13, 2015

The WellTrack Mood Tracker helps users track how different situations affect their moods

Mental healthThis app could help you through exams

Web-based counselling service offers option to people who don’t seek treatment

Oct 13, 2015