Cassidy Chisholm

Digital journalist

Cassidy Chisholm is a digital journalist with CBC News in Nova Scotia. She was previously based at CBC New Brunswick. You can reach her at

Latest from Cassidy Chisholm

What could be Nova Scotia's longest Pride flag on display in Antigonish

Community members in Antigonish have gotten together to paint the nearly 50-metre-long fence to look like a Pride flag.

N.S. to end mandatory isolation for people with COVID-19 starting July 6

Nova Scotia has announced it will lift all remaining community COVID-19 restrictions on Wednesday.

New study on Sable Island looks at role of wild horses in ecosystem

A new study on Sable Island, N.S., will look at the impact wild horses have on the ecosystem and how they coexist with other flora and fauna.

How to keep yourself safe from sharks in Nova Scotia waters

A researcher with Dalhousie University in Halifax is working to change the reputation of sharks by teaching Nova Scotians how to protect themselves when they get in the water.

Collection of Mi'kmaw artifacts coming home after being kept at U.S. museum for decades

A large collection of Mi'kmaw artifacts that has been stored at a museum in the United States for decades will be coming home to Nova Scotia/Mi'kma'ki by 2025. 

No one injured after building under construction collapses in Bedford

Developer Mori Abari says the incident, which happened around 1 p.m. AT Sunday, is now under investigation.

Humidity helping crews as Yarmouth County wildfire continues to burn

Kara McCurdy, a wildfire prevention officer, said the fire was moving southwest from South Horseshoe Lake toward the small community of Quinan, but it was still about five kilometres away and there was no risk to any homes or other infrastructure.

Maritime trucking company partners with U.S. non-profit to combat human trafficking

Day & Ross, which is based out of New Brunswick, has trained all 8,000 of its employees on how to spot and report human trafficking.

Beloved taxi driver posthumously donates $1.68M to Antigonish hospital

A beloved taxi driver in Antigonish, N.S., has posthumously donated $1.68 million to St. Martha's Regional Hospital — the largest donation the hospital has received.

Wild winter storm causes road closures and disruptions across N.S. Saturday

A powerful winter storm, bringing high winds and heavy snow, is moving across Nova Scotia Saturday, causing poor road conditions and hundreds of power outages.