Stories by Maryanne McLarty

Maryanne McLarty

Maryanne McLarty is a Halifax-based journalist from Oakville, Ontario. Her interests include listening to true crime podcasts and baking. She hopes one day she’ll publish a cookbook…or solve a murder.

Mireka Starr’s art will be featured at the Halifax Shopping Centre throughout  February.

For Mireka Starr, painting is a form of therapy

Halifax artist found freedom when she picked up a paintbrush

Feb 11, 2022

Nova Scotia is resuming community distribution of free rapid antitgen test kits now that more tests are available.

COVID-19 rapid tests are again available at Halifax Public Libraries

The federal government has supplied Nova Scotia with more than three million new tests

Feb 1, 2022

Halifax Thunderbirds delivered an inclusive coaching workshop on Jan. 25, 2022. The workshop taught coaches how to break down LGBTQ+ stigma in sports.

Halifax Thunderbirds help break down LGBTQ+ stigma in sport

Inclusive coaching workshop aims to keep all athletes on even playing field

Jan 27, 2022

Halifax Regional Municipality's climate change initiative is lagging, the council's committee of the whole heard on Friday.

HalifACT climate change plan still way off track

Show us your math, councillors ask staff on climate initiative directives

Jan 21, 2022

Dalhousie University will return to on-campus classes on Jan. 31. The school postponed in-person classes due to the outbreak of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus.

Dalhousie University confirms Jan. 31 resumption of in-person classes

Faculty, students wary as Omicron variant cases still high

Jan 14, 2022

Students colour at the John W. Lindsay YMCA during the free “Y-school” program. The program is taking place at the John W. Lindsay YMCA and the community YMCA on Gottingen Street in Halifax.

Local agencies provide in-person options for HRM students

In-person community programs fill gaps for students waiting to go back to class

Jan 13, 2022

Shannon MacIntyre took photos and videos to promote Julep Restaurant’s burger for Halifax Burger Week. The restaurant hired MacIntyre to make content for Instagram.

Dishing it out

How journalists are using food to tell important stories

Dec 9, 2021

Robin Croft shows automotive workshop participants how to check tire pressure at Coast Tire and Auto Service in Dartmouth on March 8. The workshop was run by Camp Courage.

Women slam door on gender stereotypes

‘If I can change a tire … and boost a vehicle, I can do anything'

Mar 29, 2020