Stories by Piper MacDougall

Women make up only 7 per cent of IAFF 268, the Halifax firefighter union.

Gender equityRegional council makes recommendations towards a gender-equal workforce

Councillor “almost embarrassed” about representation of men over women

Feb 4, 2019

Gabe David works on a tattoo for a client at Outlaw Country Tattoo.

TattoosTattoo businesses will be required to prevent infections and keep records of them

There will be consequences for businesses and artists who don't meet standards

Jan 31, 2019

Ummah community member Hasan Sinan feels good after giving blood.

Blood DonationUmmah Masjid and Community Centre hosts blood drive

More than 40 people showed up to donate blood

Jan 28, 2019

Halifax Mayor Mike Savage (pictured) will continue to work with Premier Stephen McNeil in reducing Nova Scotia's red tape.

BusinessNova Scotia politicians honoured for red tape reduction on small businesses

Changes will save Nova Scotia businesses $34 million each year

Jan 24, 2019

Premier Stephen McNeil is one of three Nova Scotia politicians nominated for a CFIB Golden Scissors Award.

Government and BusinessNova Scotia commended for reducing red tape on businesses

Analyst: Premier Stephen McNeil’s red tape reduction efforts “spectacular"

Jan 23, 2019

A Nova Scotia RCMP cruiser.

CrimeMan in Head of Chezzetcook shot in stomach

Three masked men flee crime scene on foot

Jan 18, 2019