Investigative

Many First Nations across the country used checkpoints and lockdowns to keep the novel coronavirus out of their communities as cases spiked elsewhere.

Inequalities contributed to COVID-19 surge in western First Nations

Isolated communites fared well at first, but experts say when COVID arrived crowded housing helped it spread

Jul 13, 2021

Jonatan Carette, who was moved from foster home to foster home.

Quebec's child welfare system is badly in need of repair

Shortages in resources for foster families lead to frequent relocations of foster children

Jul 6, 2021

A panoramic view towards the mouth of the Halifax Harbour, spanning the Dartmouth waterfront to the Halifax waterfront, from the centre of the A. Murray MacKay Bridge.

climate changeHarbour rising

Climate change will cause the waters in Halifax Harbour to rise by a metre or more, threatening more than a billion dollars of harbourfront real estate

Nov 9, 2019

Passengers look out from the Canadian's observation car.

Standing still

Via Rail's cross-country train spends a lot of time waiting. Via has appealed to the government to help.

Aug 6, 2019

Kristy and Wes Fuller pose for a picture with son Karver (left) and daughter Farryn (right).

Health CareDistant doctors

When you live in Northern B.C., access complex pediatric care can mean travelling hundreds of kilometres south to Vancouver

Jul 23, 2019

Source: iStock Photo. Not a home in Nova Scotia.

Foreclosed

Public auctions to sell foreclosed properties in Nova Scotia often attract few if any outside bidders. That's bad news for borrowers.

Jul 4, 2019

HealthStreet clinic

MOSH brings health care to people living on the streets, while Halifax faces HIV outbreak.

Jun 6, 2019

Nova Scotia PowerThe problem with power

Can the lights stay on in Nova Scotia?

May 29, 2019

Fadila Chater embraces both cultures, Canadian and Lebanese.

ImmigrationImmigrants face challenges in Nova Scotia: so do their kids

Second-generation Canadians make about 7.6 per cent of Nova Scotia’s population

May 22, 2019

John Paul, a Mi'kmaw captain from Membertou First Nation, in Cape Breton, is preparing his vessel Too Thankful 10 for the fishing season. (Photo by Olivia Blackmore

Searching for the meaning of 'moderate livelihood'

It's been 20 years since the Supreme Court's Marshall decision, but First Nations say fisheries rights still not fully recognized

May 17, 2019