Kelly Malone


Kelly Geraldine Malone is a journalist based in Winnipeg. She worked for CBC Manitoba and was a University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs Fellow in Global Journalism 2016-17.

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Police suspect arson in Mulgrave Park fire where 4 families 'lost everything'

Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency are investigating after a fire tore through four units of a townhouse complex on Barrington Street Tuesday morning. Five children and five adults are being looked after by the Canadian Red Cross.

Greenwood shows support for food truck driver forced to shutter

A Greenwood, N.S., food truck operator who was forced to shut down after alleging racism against provincial inspectors decided to give all his remaining food on Saturday — his birthday.

Bedford family's song encourages Nova Scotians to mask up

A Bedford, N.S., family is using music to encourage people to wear a mask to curb the spread of COVID-19 and to lessen the impact of an anticipated second wave of the illness.

So far, so good as Nova Scotia enters era of broader mask use

Masks and face coverings became mandatory in public spaces in Nova Scotia on Friday. Compliance is based on the honour system. So far, most people appear to be following the rules.

Nova Scotia taking honour-system approach to mandatory mask policy

Nova Scotia Health Minister Randy Delorey hopes people will follow public health orders requiring wearing masks in indoor public spaces, but he said the province doesn't plan to enforce the rules.

Inquiry into N.S. mass shooting to go ahead, public safety minister says

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair says there will be a full public inquiry into the Nova Scotia shootings. It comes amid mounting pressure from MPs, families of victims, legal experts and the public upset that a review panel had been announced last week instead. 

George Elroy Boyd, Canada's first Black national news anchor, dies at 68

According to Boyd's obituary published in the Halifax Chronicle Herald on Saturday, he died July 7 at Mont Sinai Hospice in Montreal. Boyd was one of the original anchors on CBC Newsworld in 1989.

As George Dixon mural unveiled in Africville, calls for safer access to park rise

A mural painted on a storage container of the world-renowned boxer was unveiled at Africville Park on Saturday. Some of those who walked and cycled to the event are calling for safer access to the park.

Investigators believe fire in Halifax deliberately set

Fire crews were called to the 3600 block of Lynch Street in Halifax at 5:26 a.m. Saturday. There were no reported injuries.

2 people rescued after going over Sydney Mines embankment

A man and a woman who fell off an 18-metre embankment at Swivel Point in Sydney Mines, N.S., were rescued Thursday evening. They were taken to hospital with injuries, the severity of which are unknown.

Christopher Garnier loses appeal of murder conviction

Christopher Garnier has lost the appeal of his second-degree murder conviction for killing off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell in September 2015.

Tattoo held for grandmother who hasn't missed show since 1979

While COVID-19 cancelled the annual Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo this year, the family of a woman who attended the show for 40 years managed to get a special one held in her honour.

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, there's still lots to do during Halifax Pride

The 33rd annual Halifax Pride Festival is on now until Sunday, July 26. There are still in-person events with physical distancing and hand sanitizer, but some panels and performances have moved online.

Larry Uteck entering Canadian Football Hall of Fame

The former Saint Mary's University coach and athletic director will be posthumously inducted. Uteck was a former professional football player and a member of the Order of Canada. He also served as a regional councillor and deputy mayor of Halifax. He died in 2002 after being diagnosed with ALS.

Theodore Tugboat replica vessel can be yours for $495K

Ambassatours Gray Line, owners of the life-size replica of TV character Theodore Tugboat, are selling the vessel. The company's CEO says demand for TV-show themed Theodore tours of the Halifax harbour has significantly diminished in recent years.