Stories by Sindi Skenderi

Deputy minister Paul LaFleche (centre) says, “We really need to know about that container terminal, because that’s the key to all this.

Rail lineSydney subdivision rail in limbo 'since there's no trains going'

Cape Breton Regional Municipality needs to make decision on possible container port in Sydney Harbour, deputy minister says

Mar 24, 2016

The block, pictured here with a birds-eye-view, will be demolished next week.

ConstructionSome say construction blasting 'unbelievably difficult'

Demolition starts next week for a new project at the old Maritime Centre site

Mar 10, 2016

Charles Banal was impressed with the selection after attending Attire to Aspire

jobs'A lot of people can job search but be invisible'

Volunteer-run event helps men in the Halifax job market by giving them free clothes and haircuts

Mar 3, 2016

FundraisingHow does a birthday card help others?

Women use their crafting skills to make, sell cards for homeless shelter

Mar 1, 2016

Allysa Flint says it's, "definitely important for people of African Nova Scotian descent to get recognition."

African Heritage MonthStudents honoured for knowledge of prominent African Nova Scotians

African Heritage Month ends with award ceremony for student work

Feb 27, 2016

Dalhousie dean of dentistry Tom Boran speaks to reporters after the meeting.

DentistryDentistry faculty defends progress after misogyny scandal

Faculty representatives say change takes time, working in the right direction

Feb 23, 2016

Long-time activist Judy Haiven wants people to understand the necessity of  fundraising, especially for small causes.

GivingSMU prof says activist groups need to fundraise to survive

Judy Haiven showed activists how they can overcome their fear of asking for money

Jan 22, 2016

“As a journalist, you want an issue to be clear and accurate,” says Bev Ware, Nova Scotia Power spokesperson and former Chronicle Herald reporter, “and as a communications officer you want the customers to understand what is happening.”

The other side of the scrum

When journalists venture into public relations

Jan 18, 2016

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Animal crueltyMen plead guilty to animal cruelty

A father and son are banned from owning animals for 10 years and ordered to pay restitution for animal cruelty

Nov 1, 2015