Carolyn Ray


Carolyn Ray is a videojournalist who has reported out of three provinces and two territories, and is now based in Halifax. You can reach her at

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New virtual reality game at IWK teaches kids to safely drive power wheelchairs

A team at the IWK's rehabilitation centre hopes it has come up with an innovative way to help patients navigate the world in power wheelchairs by teaching driving skills through virtual reality games.

New family doctor residency positions target Nova Scotians who study abroad

Nova Scotia is opening up 10 more spots for medical graduates with a connection to the province, but it's expected the competition for the placements will be stiff.

N.S. doctors want employers to stop asking for sick notes — but the requests keep coming

Doctors Nova Scotia says physicians are being asked for more and more sick notes, despite a plea from the province's chief medical officer of health for employers to stop using them.

Disoriented woman wanders into Halifax home, sparks calls for better mental health care

Emmett Paul and Erik Saulnier say they're shaken after discovering a stranger in their Halifax home on Monday. They say police told them they regularly have to interact with her, even though she needs treatment for a mental illness.

Dalhousie, CUPE reach tentative deal in strike

Dalhousie University has reached a tentative agreement with striking CUPE members three weeks after they walked off the job in a dispute over wages.

N.S. public health workers slowly resuming in-person community programs

Public Health teams across Nova Scotia are stepping back from a full-scale COVID response, and are slowly reintroducing support programs that used to be common throughout the province.

After a decade, N.S. disability rights advocate finally allowed to move out of nursing home

After years of advocacy and a lawsuit against the province, Vicky Levack is thrilled to finally be moving out of a nursing home and into an apartment.

NSCC researchers predicted areas that could be hit hard by Fiona's storm surge. They were right.

A team of researchers in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley say their mapping predictions of Fiona's damage were largely accurate, and could provide valuable information for communities and people looking to build near coastlines in the future.

N.S. woman pushes province to cover glucose monitors for diabetics

A Nova Scotia woman with Type 1 diabetes says the province would save money if it helped pay for monitors that track blood sugar levels. Mary Kate Blois of Upper Rawdon, N.S., said the cost of continuous glucose monitors keep them out of reach for many diabetics.

Long-hidden historic murals in Antigonish cathedral to be revealed

For decades, murals by Quebec painter Ozias Leduc have been hidden under seven layers of paint in St. Ninian's Cathedral. Now visitors will be able to see Leduc's saints in their entirety for the first time.