Stories by Samantha Schwientek

Smith and Switzer live at Ascendece B&B with their two children, Austin (not pictured) and Victoria.

HistoryBreakfast served with a complimentary history lesson

“This house has witnessed Titanic disaster and the Halifax Explosion,” says owner

Mar 24, 2017

HRP tape off sidewalk around Halifax Central Library.

CrimePolice to hold voluntary surrender event

Police say event is designed for people accused of non-violent offences

Mar 22, 2017

Staged Photo: Nick Holland

PoliceHalifax police still missing 38 pieces of evidence

Police say there's no evidence to suggest drugs, money were taken

Feb 28, 2017

Police Chief jean-Michel Blais talks at a meeting at City Hall on Monday.

PolicePolice want to know what you think

Researcher says quarterly surveys are better

Feb 28, 2017

Friday morning, a machine is finishing cleaning off the sidewalk for pedestrians.

SnowWeather limits Meals on Wheels service for seniors

Multiple food deliveries cancelled as Halifax burdened under extreme weather conditions

Feb 18, 2017

Marie Raynard now works at Dalhousie’s Fountain School of Performing Arts and is writing a play based on her experiences

LGBTQLife as a Christian who came out of the closet

Marie Raynard searched for a safe space after leaving her conservative home parish behind

Nov 28, 2016