Stories by Shlok Talati

Based in Toronto, Shlok Talati is a 2023 CBC News Donaldson Scholar with experience in radio and digital. He holds a master of journalism from the University of King's College, Halifax. You can reach him at

Rishabh Desai, an international student from India, came to Canada for two years, but left for home within four months

Indebted: The growing weight of Canada’s education system is crushing international students

Canada has relied on international students to keep its colleges and universities afloat, international students are now asking what's it worth to them.

Jul 13, 2023

Families of farmers in India protest on Spring Garden Road last year.

Indian diaspora in Halifax relieved as farmers win

Government repeals agriculture laws after farmers refuse to leave the streets

Nov 26, 2021

Since Nova Scotia Internet Funding Trust's establishment in 2018, the number of households and businesses availing high-speed internet has gone up from 70 per cent to 85 per cent in the province.

Province's decision to grant $193 million to trust for internet for N.S. 'premature': AG

Despite progress in internet service, Kim Adair has several questions about trust

Nov 23, 2021

Elsie Morden speaks to children at an event that was part of the NTFT tour.

Halifax charity hopeful of $100,000 donation to reach more schools

Anti-bullying organization asks for citizens to vote in contest

Nov 19, 2021

Volunteers from Maritime Sikh Society prepare meals to donate to the temporary shelter for the homeless at Gray Arena in Dartmouth.

Community members join hands to prevent empty stomachs

More than 100 food donors have ensured that no one sleeps hungry at shelter facility in Dartmouth

Nov 18, 2021

Protest against the coup on Oct. 30 in Victoria Park, Halifax

9,296 kms away: In Halifax, protests against military coup back home

People join in protest in Victoria Park to spread awareness about military coup in Sudan

Nov 12, 2021

Halifax Wanderers fans cheer for their last CPL game of the season against Atletico Ottawa that drew 1-1 on Sunday.

Rabid fans create hope that Canadian soccer could be headed for big things

Halifax Wanderers soccer team missed out on playoffs this season but ended with a season-high attendance

Nov 10, 2021

The Dalhousie Student Union Farmers’ Market provides fresh food from farms based in southern Nova Scotia.

Audio Bootcamp Podcast: Tuition, food and daffodils

And, the King’s women’s rugby team returns to action

Oct 29, 2021