Stories by Molly Woodgate

Halifax Regional Council meeting, NS

IndigenousHalifax takes the first step in reconciling with indigenous people

The motion urges Halifax to create equal relations with indigenous communities

Dec 9, 2015

Try-and-learn practice with the Halifax Xplosion

FootballNova Scotian women’s tackle football team encourages women to come out and learn

The team held its first try-and-learn session this week to give women an opportunity to learn the sport

Dec 4, 2015

St. Matthew's United Church on Barrington Street, Halifax NS

ShelterFirst-come, first-served policy ends at Out of the Cold shelter

The shelter is making big changes to its organization by implementing a new referral-based system and reducing the number of beds

Dec 1, 2015

Dalhousie University Campus, Halifax NS

CensusDalhousie Census has slow start due to low student interest

The university’s census has only received completed forms from a small number of students despite promotional campaign

Nov 27, 2015

Brynn Blais with all the donations she received from social media

VeteransNova Scotian woman is making sure veterans aren’t forgotten during the holidays

The campaign is collecting donations for veterans at the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building hospital

Nov 26, 2015

Minister of Community Services Joanne Bernard announcing Prevention Innovation grants, Halifax N.S.

GovernmentGrants created by N.S. government to fund ideas that prevent sexual violence

Minister of Community Services Joanne Bernard announces the government is funding up to $1.2 million into the new grant program.

Nov 24, 2015

Students holding protesting signs at The Westin Nova Scotian

ProtestDalhousie students protest for action against the North Korean government

Student group called the "Camp 14 Project" cited human rights violations by North Korean government

Nov 20, 2015

Ryan Butt, Andrew Taylor, and Christian McCuaig at the press conference for BAFF

Film FestivalRyan Butt and Christian McCuaig win top prize for short film in a Halifax film festival about disabilities

The movie "A City, A Person" was announced as the winner of the youth category during a press conference for the local disability film festival

Nov 20, 2015

Reachability Association Staff that was working in the Blue Nose-Ability Film Festival

Film FestivalIran trumps Halifax in submissions for local film festival

The reachAbility Association, which is running the festival, expressed disappointment over the lack of local submissions

Nov 18, 2015

Store for lease on Barrington Street Halifax

Tax ReformSome local business owners indifferent to the commercial tax reform report

Two business associations express disappointment over the report, while some local businesses are indifferent

Nov 16, 2015