Jane Sponagle

Jane Sponagle is reporting in Halifax for the summer of 2022. She is also the Current Affairs producer for CBC Yukon based in Whitehorse. Over the past 10 years, Jane has lived and reported in all three territories.

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Second-hand Christmas is a first-rate idea, according to these Yukoners

There's no shame in buying second-hand or making your own Christmas gifts, say these Whitehorse women. Re-gifting? "I think people are a little bit more stoked on it now than they were before," says Tara Kolla.

Dalhousie University, CUPE to resume negotiations next week

Dalhousie University and CUPE will return to the bargaining table on Wednesday in an effort to end a strike involving part-time instructors and teaching assistants.

No pre-primary classes in Annapolis Valley, South Shore as school support workers continue strike

School support workers at the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education and the South Shore Regional Centre for Education went on strike this week seeking equal pay.

Antigonish town and county councillors vote to consolidate

Both councils held a vote Thursday night to ask the provincial government to turn the Municipality of the County of Antigonish and the Town of Antigonish into one municipal unit.

'It's really a miracle': Boo the shih tzu back at home in Dartmouth after stabbing

Mariah Godin arrived home last month to find blood in her bedroom, a stranger’s backpack full of beer and Boo hiding in her closet. He had been stabbed multiple times.

N.S. universities aren't the only ones with out-of-control street parties. Here's what others have done

As Dalhousie University struggles to address the unsanctioned fall street party, some Ontario cities share their solutions.

Dalhousie trying to deter 'toxic party lifestyle' in off-campus parties

Student leaders at Dalhousie university blame a social media account for promoting the street parties that ended with arrests and hospitalizations last year and are asking students to avoid a similar event planned for this weekend.

They're starting med school in a health-care crisis. But Dal's class of '26 remains hopeful

The largest medical school class in Dalhousie University history started class this week in the midst of Nova Scotia's ongoing health-care crisis. Three students give their views.

HRM hopes intersection speed bumps will make left turns safer

HRM will add temporary rubber speed bumps to the intersections to extend the centre line. The hope is drivers will have to slow down as they have to enter the intersection further to drive around the speed bumps and make a tighter left turn.

Nova Scotia prepares for the next spruce budworm outbreak

Spruce budworm infestations are part of a natural 30- to 40-year cycle in softwood forests. And doing nothing could be part of Nova Scotia's strategy for the next outbreak in the province.