Allison Devereaux

Allison Devereaux is radio producer and host in Ontario. She's been with CBC News for a decade, reporting on arctic oil and gas for CBC North and guest hosting radio shows for CBC Nova Scotia. She can be reached on Twitter @allisondev.

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St. Louis Blues centre Ryan O'Reilly brings the Stanley Cup home

Stanley Cup winner Ryan O'Reilly will share the parade routes with hockey greats when he brings the cup home on Thursday.

Blyth, Ont., theatre staging play about impact of serial killer Elizabeth Wettlaufer

Controversial play tells the story of a fictional family making care decisions for their elderly father, grieving his death, then later discovering he’d lived in the same facility where Wettlaufer worked.

Goderich veteran returns to Normandy, 75 years later

Seventy-five years after he landed on Normandy's shores in June of 1944, this veteran is back on European soil.  Lt. Bill Anderson was a reinforcement soldier brought in six days after D-Day, the allied offensive that eventually led to the end of the Second World War.
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Watch this car: It drives both directions and does serious doughnuts

If both motors are running, this car is capable of going forwards, backwards and side to side, "like a crab." Owner Bill Brown of Seaforth, Ont., got the idea from a Popular Mechanics issue in 1921.

Been up King Street lately? Bike and bus infrastructure changes landscape

Travelling up King Street in downtown London? The one-way stretch has a new big-city look about it with the introduction of two major pieces of infrastructure. 

Seniors home deemed unsafe for 5 residents after fire drill flop

A planned daytime fire drill at The Adelaide in Waverley, N.S., revealed half of the residents would be unable to get out of the building during an emergency without help.  

Halifax high school musicians band together to perform entire Beatles album

The performance at Faith Tabernacle Church on Monday night will include 58 high school musicians, including a symphony orchestra, a rock band and four vocalists.

Dead fish hauled away from Cooke Aquaculture site

'There's more mortalities than we thought would possibly be,' says Fisheries Minister Keith Colwell.

Crowd protests loss of midwives on South Shore

The South Shore Community Midwives program was suspended last week after its last remaining midwife informed the health authority she could no longer handle the workload alone.

Tree planters regenerate fire-ravaged forest near Keji

The August 2016 fire burned for nearly two weeks, destroying 750 acres near Kejimikujik National Park.

Pot-infused cuisine will be the next big trend, food expert predicts

A professor of food distribution and policy at Dalhousie University in Halifax predicts marijuana will be a growing trend in the food industry, and says policy needs to be implemented to minimize risk.

Halifax Transit seeks feedback on 'dated' Mumford bus terminal

Officials considering expanding the existing site or relocating the terminal.

Halifax seniors' building to get fire-rated cladding

After an investigation by a fire safety expert, the Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority is replacing the exterior cladding on a Halifax seniors' high-rise because it isn't fire rated.

Some after-school program students without a ride after courtesy bus cuts

A letter from the principal of École Shannon Park School stated there wasn't space on the bus to accommodate students going to the Marshall's Active Programs at Banook Canoe Club, a 10-minute drive from the school.

Halifax school board cuts back courtesy bus rides

Halifax-area students who rely on so-called courtesy rides on school buses may be forced to find a new way to class, a prospect that has some parents worried about their kids' safety.