Stories by Stacey Seward

A screenshot of the banner art for It's Time: Canada's Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence.

WomenMind the gap: Women’s advocacy groups improving services for underserved and at-risk communities

Projects target rural, Indigenous and African-Nova Scotian communities

Dec 7, 2018

A journalist writes down information from a source in this photo illustration.

Canada finally has a source protection law — is it enough?

Government and the courts continue to consider the rights of journalists

Dec 3, 2018

Real Fake Meat owner Lauren Marshall with a plate of BLT sliders made from coconut bacon.

FoodFake but real: vegan butcher shop opening in Halifax

With plant-based diets on the rise, outlook is good for fake meat

Dec 1, 2018

Romaine lettuce is pulled from the shelves of Halifax's grocery stores until further notice

Food safetyNo lettuce, no problem: Chefs adapt after romaine pulled from shelves

No recall, yet most retailers are playing it safe

Nov 23, 2018

HRM is looking for your ideas to improve crosswalk safety.

CrosswalksHeads up, Halifax: HRM wants to fund your idea for safer crosswalks

$50,000 in funding available for 25 projects to improve crosswalk safety

Nov 21, 2018

It was all about craft cocktails at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market on Monday night.

CocktailsNot your average rum and coke: Halifax bartenders craft cocktails for spot in national competition

Local bartenders say the event is about building community within the industry

Nov 20, 2018

Hemlock woolly adelgid and the emerald ash borer are new to Nova Scotia's ecosystems and pose a risk to the province's forests.

Invasive speciesBugged: Nova Scotia forests threatened by invasive species

The hemlock woolly adelgid and emerald ash borer are most likely here to stay

Nov 12, 2018

Users should take caution while browsing the web as new scams keep popping. up

Internet fraudNew online scam targets chefs at home

If you get your recipes from Google, be aware, police say

Nov 9, 2018

Hector Mantolino appeared in Nova Scotia Supreme Court this week for sentencing. The hearing will resume in December.

CourtsSentencing delayed for Halifax businessman accused of defrauding foreign workers

Former employees of Hector Mantolino call for justice

Nov 7, 2018