Stories by Sam Gillett

Sam calls Orillia, Ontario home. When he's not chasing Signal stories, he can be found sketching in cafes, watching soccer or following news about professional motocross.

More than 150 people stood on Bayne Road in Halifax, blocking cargo trucks in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en Indigenous groups in B.C.

Group blocks access to port in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

More than 150 people gathered peacefully near Halifax’s Kempt Road in one of many events across Canada

Feb 11, 2020

Peter MacKay addresses the crowd during Saturday's Conservative federal leadership forum.

Conservative leadership hopefuls face off in Halifax

Unity, energy and regionalism emerge as main talking points at Nova Scotia PC AGM

Feb 10, 2020

Ali J. Eisner poses with Jay the Blue Jay.

Learn to be yourself with puppets — with no strings attached

Workshops for both adults and children planned at NSCAD, Halifax’s Youth Project, Lunenburg School of the Arts

Feb 9, 2020

The proposed site of the parkade, transposed onto an aerial view of the surroundings.

Here’s what you need to know about the QEII parkade debate

Premier Stephen McNeil, Coun. Waye Mason at odds over key parkade facts

Feb 6, 2020

Nova Scotia Progressive Conservative leader, Tim Houston, speaks to members of the media Thursday morning.

Nova Scotia party leaders call for parkade plans transparency

Seven-storey, 900-car parkade to be built next to Halifax Common

Feb 6, 2020

Shawn Parker, Navigator's outreach worker for downtown Dartmouth and Halifax's North End, hoists sleeping bags that will be donated to charity.

'Bridge' program for at-risk people gets boost from council

City gives $60,000 to run Navigator Street Outreach for another year

Jan 31, 2020

Angie Holt stands beside one of the Lancers' horses in the group's barn, built in 1908.

Proposed QEII parkade an unwanted neigh-bour to beloved Halifax paddock

Halifax Junior Bengal Lancers says they weren't consulted, look for more transparent planning process

Jan 30, 2020

NSHA says regular testing and safe-sex practices are effective  ways to prevent syphilis.

Syphilis infections in the province are on the rise. Is there a strategy to fight it?

Researcher and Halifax Sexual Health Clinic push to normalize blood-borne STI testing

Jan 27, 2020

James Janssen poses with his sketchbook, where he's sketched some of the fans of the Wanderers.

Artist depicts ‘unique vibe’ of Halifax Wanderers fan community

James Janssen says his drawings are a way to ‘give back’ to the fans

Jan 26, 2020