Anjuli Patil


Anjuli Patil is a reporter and occasional video journalist with CBC Nova Scotia's digital team.

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Trades school? Bartering the only way into these N.S. workshops

For two years, the Dartmouth-based Life.School.House. has been operating organized folk schools where people can pick up new skills by exchanging goods. On Saturday, that skill happened to be making scrunchies.

Breton Ability Centre flooded with Valentine's Day cards

Earlier in February, the Sydney-based organization put out a call to send cards to the residents. Many of the cards that came in were made by children in the area.

Heart attack survivor concerned with temporary closure of Bridgewater cardiac clinic

Nicole Nickerson, 36, survived two heart attacks in her early 30s. She's frustrated a heart clinic in Bridgewater, N.S., is temporarily shut down. She only found out about the closure after calling the clinic.

Province prepared to expropriate city land for QEII parkade: report

A classified report on the QEII redevelopment project's parking lot was made public on Tuesday and it includes information about a proposed tunnel under Summer Street and a plan to expropriate land from HRM if the municipality is unwilling to sell it.

Council OK's proposal aimed at shifting controversial QEII parkade

Coun. Waye Mason proposed Tuesday a motion to start a process to close a portion of the west side of Summer Street to permit the province to "co-locate" the proposed new parkade and power plant with the main QEII site.

Man rescued from Queens County house fire

Firefighters were paged to the scene on Brooklyn Shore Road at 3:16 a.m., Saturday. The house was completely destroyed.

Court rules in favour of Clark's Harbour dog owner in breed ban case

A provincial court judge has ruled in favour of a Clark's Harbour, N.S., man who was ordered by his town to get rid of his therapy dog because it had been deemed a dangerous breed.

Indoor paintball facility destroyed by fire in Canning

The owner of a paintball business located inside a barn that burned down in Canning, N.S., on Saturday morning says it's all gone.

No need to get symptom-free workers tested for coronavirus, says top N.S. health official

Nova Scotia's top health official says "there's no medical rationale" for employers to be asking employees who recently traveled to China to get tested for coronavirus if they're not showing any symptoms.

Accessibility advocate pans proposed QEII parkade location

Paul Vienneau says the proposed location for a new hospital parkade in Halifax will create a barrier to health care.

Halifax mental health walk-in clinic may get more cash to keep running

Funding from the provincial government may be on the way for a Halifax mental health walk-in clinic program at risk of permanent closure after it was unable to secure funding to move it past the pilot project stage.

Bus Stop Theatre closer to municipal funding for building purchase

Halifax's Bus Stop Theatre Co-operative is a step closer to securing funds to buy the space it's leasing. On Tuesday, Halifax regional council will vote on a staff recommendation to provide a one-time contribution of $250,000.

Famous last words. The 'quirky things' that make for a memorable obituary

CBC's Maritime Noon held a call-in show about obituaries on Thursday. Host Bob Murphy interviewed Tamara Vukusic, an avid obituary reader who is also in the process of writing a book about obituaries.

Legislating roadside memorials 'not going to do any good,' grieving mother says

Roadside memorials in the Halifax Regional Municipality could be subject to new rules. The municipality is gathering public feedback through an online survey.

Bedford Highway proposal gets 3 more storeys for affordable housing

On Tuesday, Halifax regional council voted unanimously in favour of allowing amendments to the Halifax mainland land use bylaw that would allow an eight-storey building at 205 Bedford Highway. The developer intends to include 18 units of affordable housing.