Stories by Rose Murphy

Rose Murphy

Rose Murphy is a multimedia journalist in Nova Scotia. She is interested in stories about unusual characters, small business, resilient communities, food security, women's health, and gender and social justice.

Former members of an outlaw motorcycle club appealed their conviction for extortion at the N.S. Court of appeal on Tuesday.

Ex-Bacchus bikers challenge convictions for extortion

Appeal in Nova Scotia's top court questions impartiality of Crown expert witness

Jan 27, 2021

St. FX math professor Ryan Lukeman

St. FX professor uses math to try and reduce town, school tensions

Goal was to help the community understand the actual risk around holding in-person classes

Jan 22, 2021

Wayne MacKay, Dalhousie law professor

Return of St. FX student acquitted of sex assault prompts questions about university policies, legal system

Legal expert says schools are not bound by court decisions, women’s advocate says both processes need work

Jan 19, 2021

Marin MacBeath, Addy Strickland, and Emma Kuzmyk in a Zoom meeting. The St. FX students are organizing protests in response to St. FX allowing a man acquitted of sex assault to return to campus.

Sexual assaultSt. FX students protest as man acquitted of sexual assault returns to campus

Group formed in 2018 upset by university’s decision to allow his return

Jan 18, 2021

St. FX University is still dealing with fallout from the handling of an alleged sexual assault case from 2018.

N.S. university student charged with human trafficking in Ontario

The 20 year-old Brampton man was attending university in Antigonish this fall

Jan 8, 2021

Riley and Gabe Chisholm have added spray-free, stone-milled flour to the list of foods for sale from their sixth-generation farm in Antigonish’s Ohio Valley.

Antigonish County family farm milling local grain for pandemic baking boom

Farm mills up to 400 pounds of home-grown, stone-milled wheat a week

Oct 27, 2020