Stories by Natalie MacMillan

Natalie MacMillan is from Toronto, Ontario, and works out of Halifax.

Many clients and therapists have resorted to Zoom therapy, so they can continue with their sessions through the pandemic.

Zooming in on therapy

Future of psychotherapy could be a 'hybrid' of in-person and virtual sessions

Mar 23, 2021

Photo illustration of two women shaking hands. Women-led Sandpiper Ventures received a $5-million contribution from the Nova Scotia government last Friday.

N.S. government's $5M contribution to Sandpiper Ventures sparks backlash

Advocates say money is not going where women need it

Feb 11, 2021

A socially-distanced crowd gathers at Warehouse Market on Saturday, January 30th.

Halifax’s Warehouse Market keeps people eating local through COVID-19 pandemic

The North End market continues to supply local food to their community

Feb 3, 2021

Gahan House Nova Centre in downtown Halifax.

Halifax restaurants hope upcoming events will save them from slow season

Events like Crave Days and Dine Around could be 'critical' for local restaurants

Jan 27, 2021

'An additional burden': high COVID-19 cases in Ontario worry Halifax students

Local students say that the situation at home in Ontario is concerning

Jan 22, 2021

Geoff Skerrett stands on the high tide line.

Court hears dispute over beach wall in Pictou County

Community members argue the wall is on Crown land and blocks access to James Beach

Jan 21, 2021

Angela Riley directs a volunteer at the beach clean up on Sunday.

Halifax group gathers thousands of pounds of plastic, one beach at a time

A team of volunteers gathered to collect plastics from Tufts Cove this Sunday

Jan 18, 2021

Carbon Arc Cinema has been hosting virtual screenings through the pandemic.

How Carbon Arc Cinema is getting through the pandemic

The not-for-profit cinema has taken a hit from COVID-19, but is adapting for their biggest event of the year

Jan 15, 2021

Re-enactment of a crystal aromatherapy massage, a treatment that involves essential oils (aromatherapy) and crystals that are advertised to balance energies in the body.

A tough pill to cover

What journalists need to know to report on alternative medicine

Nov 26, 2020