Stories by Nathan Horne

Nathan Horne

Nathan Horne is a journalist interested in breaking stories that highlight the inequalities and injustices in society.

Customers are prompted to text 11011 before entering restaurants for contact-tracing

Halifax restaurants innovate to earn customer trust

Restaurants are using digital contact tracing technology to ensure diners are safe during COVID

Mar 23, 2021

Ristorante a Mano is one of several downtown Halifax restaurants that have set up outdoor shelters for diners

Downtown Halifax restaurants try something new for the cold winter months

Restaurants around the city have been setting up heated outdoor shelters to improve capacity and comfort diners

Feb 5, 2021

A man uses one of the digital parking stations in downtown Halifax on Feb. 3, 2020.

New digital parking stations confuse Haligonians, but city says changes on the way

The Halifax municipality has been receiving complaints around user interface issues

Feb 3, 2021

Legislative committees are still being held virtually.

Nova Scotia's community solar project underserved non-profits, MLAs told

For these groups, only 30% of successful applications to the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program went forward

Jan 28, 2021

Members of Halifax-Hong Kong Link pose in front of Pier 21, a Canadian symbol of refuge

Halifax group advocates for Hong Kong despite risk

Halifax-Hong Kong Link is raising awareness of Chinese extradition practices, other issues

Jan 26, 2021

2 Second Street, Bedford. Listed for $899,900 on Royal LePage

Experts say COVID-19 causing house prices to spike in Halifax

Factors like interprovincial migration, supply chain disruptions, have led to a supply and demand issue

Jan 21, 2021

Master craftsman Brian Tebay uses a blowing iron to shape the glass

'You can sense the disappointment': NovaScotian Crystal closing after 25 years in business

The staple of the Halifax waterfront closes at the end of February, citing lower production capacity and no tourism season

Jan 20, 2021

Senior Crown counsel Rick Woodburn (centre) comments on Justice Rosinski’s decision Monday outside the courtroom.

Jimmy Melvin Jr. gets dangerous offender designation

Melvin has been given an indefinite sentence due to his history of violence in the community and in custody

Jan 19, 2021