Stories by Silas Brown

Mumps is transferred by sharing drinks, cigarettes or even close talking.

MumpsMumps outbreak: think twice before sharing your drink

Joint effort between health, environment departments looks to stem outbreak hitting young adults

Feb 8, 2018

Cannabis is set to be legalized in Canada in July 2018.

Cannabis‘The black market will continue’: NSLC rolls out cannabis retail plan

Nova Scotians will also be able to purchase cannabis online starting in July

Jan 30, 2018

Cannabis is set to be legalized in Canada in July 2018.

CannabisTalk to us: NSLC puts out call to cannabis industry

Crown corporation posts ‘a wide sweep’ to gauge supplier interest

Jan 25, 2018

HeritageA church built after the Halifax Explosion could soon be granted heritage status

Heritage Advisory Committee approved request for designation for United Memorial Church

Jan 25, 2018

The historic Elmwood hotel was approved for demolition in November of 2016.

DevelopmentHope for the Elmwood: developer plans to work with HRM to save the building

New ownership is looking at options to protect the 112-year-old building in the south end

Jan 19, 2018

The Dalhousie Arts Centre.

ArtsHey, music fans: the Rebecca Cohn is about to get some love

Half the funding is coming from Ottawa, half from $1.50 ticket fee

Jan 19, 2018

A discarded plastic bag on Chebucto Lane in Halifax.

CouncilDo you want to ban plastic shopping bags? Council is making you wait

Two-hour debate Tuesday reveals divide among councillors

Jan 17, 2018