Stories by Signal Staff

Halifax artist Amber Solberg paints a pet portrait for a November animal-rescue fundraiser.

WATCH: Pet Portraits, Smash & Grabs and Crocheting Elf

Plus, a special guest appearance by a campus mascot

Nov 24, 2022

Andrew Lam takes us inside the completed modernization of Woodside Ferry Terminal.

The Signal Podcast: A ferry terminal upgrade, 100 days on a bike, and an accessible book club

Plus, a look at student mental health, military recruitment, and gaming for cancer.

Nov 18, 2022

Shazara Khan spoke to the owner of the Neighbourhood Witch General Store about witchcraft traditions and how they are perceived in popular culture.

The Signal Podcast: Witches, transit operator overwork, and campus religious freedom

Plus, Dalplex upgrades and a local band on the rise

Nov 15, 2022

A Saint Mary's University student died of suspected meningitis over the weekend

Saint Mary's student dies from suspected meningococcal meningitis

Nova Scotia Public Health said there is no increased risk to the public

Nov 9, 2022

A CUPE 3912 striker pickets in front of the Henry Hicks Building at Dalhousie University on Nov. 9. The union reached a tentative agreement with Dal a day earlier.

Dalhousie, teaching assistants’ union reach tentative deal

CUPE 3912 members have been on strike since Oct. 19 to push for higher wages

Nov 9, 2022

Local resident Luke MacDonald uses an app called Litterati to track how many pieces of litter he’s collected in the Halifax/Dartmouth area.

Making a difference: Litterati, singing for social change, and healing through horse therapy

Plus, we’ll join a choir singing by candlelight at the Nocturne Art Festival

Oct 28, 2022

Paul Vienneau, an accessibility consultant for the city of Halifax, says recent sidewalks upgrades are problematic.

Video Bootcamp: Bikes, birding, and accessibility in Halifax

Plus, a vinyl record store kept its music – and business – spinning throughout the pandemic.

Oct 28, 2022

WATCH: Puppies, curling and ice storms

This week, join our host Cam Towner to find out why so many people are moving to Halifax.

Feb 11, 2022