Stories by Shazara Khan

Shazara Khan

Shazara Khan is a journalism student at the University of King's College. Before coming to Halifax, she got a Bachelor of Science from her hometown of Ottawa. She loves classic films, especially musicals and Audrey Hepburn movies.

The province plans to reduce waste disposal rates to 300 kg per person by 2030.

Halifax’s waste reduction strategy aims to cut down how much we throw out

Province wants to cut average trash production to 300 kilograms per year

Feb 15, 2023

Nova Scotia Health issued an apology for 2020 privacy breaches.

What to know about the Nova Scotia Health privacy breach

Privacy commissioner releases 12 findings, recommendations

Feb 9, 2023

Nova Scotians use more heating oil to heat their homes than most other provinces..

What to know about the heating assistance rebate program

Eligible applicants can get more in rebates if they apply by March 31

Feb 8, 2023

Health Minister Michelle Thompson announces the One Person One Record (OPOR) healthcare system on Wednesday.

Nova Scotia medical records to go online in $365M, 10-year deal

Electronic health system rolls out in 2025

Feb 2, 2023

(File photo) A senior holding a smartphone in Halifax.

911 service in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and P.E.I. disrupted Tuesday

Emergency Management Office issues province-wide alert

Jan 31, 2023

A person captures the size of a painting with their hand.

PHOTOS: Miniature art on display at Halifax gallery

Pre-Shrunk 2023 returns to Argyle Fine Art

Jan 31, 2023

West Halifax MP Lena Metlege Diab announces funding for the Bella Rose Arts Centre Society as, from left, Lee Anne Amaral, Russell Walker, Amie Moore and Gary O’Hara listen.

Clayton Park theatre gets $300K for new equipment

Bella Rose Arts Centre in west Halifax to use money for lights, sound

Jan 26, 2023

(File photo) New studies using data from the 2021 Census find racialized Canadians earn less than non-racialized, non-Indigenous university graduates two years after earning a bachelor's degree.

Racialized people earn less money despite higher education levels: Statistics Canada report

Two years after graduating, graduates less likely to be unionized or have pension plan coverage, says study

Jan 25, 2023

Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna gives an update on the Monterey Park mass shooting during a press conference on Jan. 22.

Halifax Chinese community mourns Monterey Park mass shooting victims

California shooting: Lunar New Year event leaves 11 dead, 9 injured

Jan 25, 2023

A person walks past the Lunar New Year exhibit at the Halifax Shopping Centre on Wednesday.

Lunar New Year festival starts this weekend for Chinese communities around the world

Many will celebrate by wearing red, hanging lanterns and spending time with their family

Jan 19, 2023