Hold up on federal funding leaves Tawaak Housing Association residents waiting on repairs

Tammie Beazley doesn’t like to be reminded that she’s living in a mold-infested, dilapidated three-bedroom apartment with her three children. “We just don’t think about it anymore. Where else can we go? We can’t afford anything else,” she says. Read the full article here: https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/hold-up-on-federal-funding-leaves-tawaak-housing-association-residents-waiting-on-repairs/Content?oid=22932039

Apartment buildings are a trash-sorting dumpster fire

The fourth and final article in my garbage series for The Coast! This one is all about the regulations and penalties (or lack thereof) surrounding waste sorting at larger apartment buildings. Huge thanks to the residents who I spoke with and once again to HRM’s amazing Waste Resource Educator Chloe Kennedy who helped out on…

Lynlyn & Sean’s Wedding

A beautiful fall day in Bedford was the perfect setting for a love-filled church ceremony between these two. You could feel the love between Lynlyn and Sean, their son Mikey was adorable on camera, and the rainy day cleared up just in time for photos! Check out the highlights video below and my YouTube channel…

Common Roots wraps up first season at new location

I got to write about one of my favourite things again: urban farms! I first wrote about Common Roots three years ago in my first cover story for The Coast. Recently I also got the chance to talk with Sara Burgess, the coordinator of Common Roots’ new BiHi location! Check out the article for HalifaxToday.ca…

Election night in Halifax

This year I got to cover my first federal election for The Coast. I headed to Liberal Andy Fillmore’s Halifax office. Fillmore was the incumbent, and despite a strong showing from the NDP’s Christine Saulnier, he took the MP seat again this year. Check out my photo gallery from election night below! You can also…

Trash Talk: How your apple cores and yard waste turn into soil

Check out this article in The Coast, third in my series of trash-related stories. Check out the first one here, and the second here. This time, I went to the very pungent Miller Waste compost facility in Burnside. Take a read to hear about the three-month process of turning organic material into soil used for…