Stories by Samantha Calio

Syd Fraser had to wait nine months in order to see a specialist to start gender affirming hormone therapy

HEALTHTrans community faces health-care uncertainty

Specialists look to family physicians to help with gender-affirming hormone therapy

Oct 29, 2016

Tzeporah Berman comes to Dal to give a talk on climate change and sustainability in Canada

ENVIRONMENTActivist praises Canada's climate change initiatives

'We've seen more exciting developments in the last year than the last 10'

Oct 21, 2016

Microbeads, a form of plastic, has been found as an ingredient in everyday items such as toothpaste

EnvironmentBan coming on microbeads in cosmetics, toiletries

'Our smallest forms of marine life ... can accumulate these micro particles'

Oct 7, 2016

Candidate Lindell Smith talks about his views on diversity in Halifax and his plans for change.

HRM VOTES District 8 candidates square off

Diversity, development projects are focus of debate

Oct 6, 2016

The ceremony for the Sisters in Spirit Vigil began with a prayer and drumming circle.

MI'KMAQ CULTURE Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigil remembers

People gathered across Canada in support of families seeking justice for lost lives

Oct 5, 2016

Pier 21's first artist-in-residence, Kyle Jackson, points at some of his favourite panels.

ARTSDisaster 'more significant' to Canadians than Titanic

Pier 21 hires first artist-in-residence to commemorate 1914 nautical disaster

Oct 3, 2016

Teams of the 48 Hour Film Project talk about their creative process

Film48 Hour Film Project comes to Halifax

Teams have to edit, produce, write and cast a film – all in one weekend

Oct 3, 2016