Anam Khan


Anam Khan is a CBC News reporter based in Halifax. She can be reached at

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Ukrainian medical workers frustrated by 'silence' on Nova Scotia licences

Some Ukrainian medical workers who fled the war for Nova Scotia say they are frustrated by how hard it is to get approval to work in their new homeland.

'It's really emotional for me': Mother of son with autism spearheads $500K playpark

It seemed nearly impossible for a rural community in Nova Scotia to collect almost half a million dollars to build a playpark for children and adults of all abilities. But it did.

Bhangra dancer Gurdeep Pandher spreads joy in Nova Scotia

Gurdeep Pandher is on cross-Canada trip in his van to spread joy, hope and positivity through bhangra dancing. His latest stop was Nova Scotia.

YMCA hands out bikes to Canadian newcomers in Halifax for instant independence

Many Canadian newcomers in Halifax were beaming Saturday as they were treated to their own bikes, brand new helmets, and a course on how to be safe on the roads in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotians turned to tennis when the pandemic arrived. The numbers continue to soar

The increasing number of courts and strong sales of rackets and other equipment show the popularity of tennis in the province.

Front-end loader colliding with storage tank caused Sydney gas spill, company says

A large gas spill from an Imperial Oil storage tank in Sydney, N.S., on Friday was caused by a front-end loader colliding with the tank, which caused it to rupture, a company spokesperson said Saturday.

Group scrambles to bring 30-tonne dead humpback whale to Halifax shore

A 30-tonne whale is currently floating near Halifax harbour. The Marine Animal Response Society wants to bring it to shore and conduct a necropsy to learn how the animal died. 

The Cat's long-awaited return has Yarmouth businesses purring

When the Yarmouth-Maine ferry service resumed after four years on May 19, it brought more money and new faces to local businesses. 

P.E.I. dairy farmers support ask for milk price hike

Prince Edward Island dairy farmers agree milk prices need to go up another two to three cents per litre to help them cover increasing on-farm costs as inflation rises quickly.

Food bank use on P.E.I. up 20% over last year

In an interview Tuesday with CBC News: Compass host Louise Martin, Mike MacDonald, executive director at The Upper Room Food Bank and Soup Kitchen said the food bank is seeing a 19 per cent increase over last year.