Stories by Matt Stickland

Premier Stephen McNeil speaks at his annual State of Nova Scotia address. This year's event was held at the Halifax Convention Centre.

PoliticsCannabis is unlikely to be cash cow for Nova Scotia

Legalizing pot costs too much to use sales as revenue

Feb 7, 2019

George Kinsman from Ernst and Young talks to reporters in a scrum. His firm was appointed as the monitor for QuadrigaCX.

BitcoinUsers may get answers in court about foundering bitcoin exchange QuadrigaCX.

“Where’s the money?” Lawyer representing people who lost money on QuadrigaCX wants to know where it went

Feb 5, 2019

The fenced area used to be a tennis court. Now, Abderdeen Park in Dartmouth is mostly empty.

ParksNeglected Dartmouth park getting HRM's first playbox

Box filled with toys will be added to the park

Feb 1, 2019

Submariners now have more latitude when it comes to smoking pot.

Canadian ForcesAfter 100 days of legalization, how is pot fitting in under the sea?

New progressive cannabis policy for Canadian submariners

Jan 26, 2019

Const. George Edward Farmer, second from the left, stands with his legal team, right and a supporter, left, before entering the courtroom Jan. 18, 2019

CrimeHalifax police officer found guilty after being caught snooping around Esquire Motel

Const. George Edward Farmer unofficially patrolled Esquire Motel

Jan 18, 2019

Joel Pink, lawyer for Derek Stephenson, speaks at Dartmouth provincial court.

CrimeTeacher accused of assaulting student faces additional charge

Derek Stephenson was on probation at time of alleged assault

Jan 18, 2019

Wether you read on paper or a screen, media is becoming more partisan.

The new partisan press

We have entered an electronic era of hyperpartisan political information

Dec 7, 2018