Elizabeth Chiu is a reporter in Nova Scotia and hosts Atlantic Tonight on Saturdays at 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m. in Newfoundland. If you have a story idea for her, contact her at email@example.com.
Latest from Elizabeth Chiu
Proposed road for LNG project draws commenters for and against megaproject
A proposed $10-billion LNG project on Nova Scotia’s scenic Eastern Shore needs a section of highway to be moved to divert traffic away from the mega-facility. The public was invited to comment on the road realignment, and comments came from many corners.
Near the water, in the water: Halifax mom pushes for IWK water birth for her son
Leslie Obol believed she could safely push out her fourth baby in a water birth at the IWK hospital in Halifax. Her birth plan was approved, and with support from a midwife, a doula, a nurse and her husband, she delivered Alioune - in water.
Flowers standing tall in Dartmouth's Daffodil Garden for Cancer Survivors
When Judie Edgar developed breast cancer in 2003, she was inspired by gardens for survivors in Ontario. After she and her husband moved back home to Nova Scotia, she was determined to bring a place of comfort, hope and strength to the province.
Nurse whose parents are sick with COVID-19 in India feels blessed by support from Nova Scotians
Ravin Murugan is one of countless people in Canada who are powerless to help overseas family members stricken with COVID-19.
Northwood CEO confident there won't be another COVID-19 outbreak at facility
Fifty-three people died at the Northwood care home in Halifax during the first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak. The deaths exposed the weaknesses in Nova Scotia's long term-care system. A year later, COVID-19 is back, but the home says it's ready.
Halifax organization steps in to help homeless families with nowhere to go
Housing advocates say family homelessness is a hidden problem that has parents and children split up and sleeping in cars or couch-surfing like Caitlyn Lethbridge and Myles Benn. That's why Adsum for Women and Children has a program aimed at steering Halifax-area families and children away from shelters and into homes.
Soup kitchen that helped man living in woods find a home gets its own building
A soup kitchen that started as a pilot project a year and a half ago in Lower Sackville, N.S., has grown. Freedom Kitchen has moved out of a food truck into its building, and one of its grateful regulars helped to build it.
In the spirit of Ramadan, a Halifax brewery makes peace with the mosque next door
Good Robot Brewing needed more than a good fence to become a good neighbour to the mosque next door. Things soured during Ramadan, the holy time for Muslims, in 2016. But five years later, the frayed relationship has been mended, and the brewery has found a new purpose.
Families of victims killed in HRM crosswalks push government to make roads safer
Kathy Warren died after a driver hit her in a Dartmouth intersection. A year later, David Gass died in a similar tragedy. Their families are asking how many more people have to die before crosswalks are finally made safe in the municipality.
Sailor's got mail: N.S. puppy and Alberta school kids are cross-country pals
A purse-sized pooch near Halifax, N.S., is teaching kids in Okotoks, Alta., how to read, write and have fun across the miles during the pandemic.