Erin MacInnis

Erin MacInnis is a producer on Halifax's Information Morning. Send her story ideas at erin.macinnis@cbc.ca.

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Halifax girl gets visit from Santa riding in garbage truck

A REgroup waste management employee wanted to surprise a little girl who always waves when he comes to collect the garbage and recycling. With the help of his fellow elves and some Christmas magic, he pulled it off.
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After catching on to rental scam, Halifax man plays along with scammer

A Halifax resident says he nearly fell for a scam while searching for apartments on Kijiji. He's warning others to be vigilant when applying for an apartment online, particularly if the offer seems too good to be true.

Halifax AG says municipality's website riddled with problems after 2017 launch

Halifax’s auditor general has outlined several problems with the launch of the most recent iteration of the municipality’s website. She blamed insufficient testing prior to its launch.

Halifax man refuses to pay booting company, waits 5 hours for car to be freed

A Halifax resident who waited five hours in a parking lot after refusing to pay a company that booted his car wants stricter oversight of an industry he says uses “predatory tactics and intimidation.”

Surfing group breaking barriers for black Nova Scotians

The Surf Association of Nova Scotia has been holding surf lessons at Martinique and Lawrencetown beaches this summer in an effort to reduce historical barriers to water sports for black people.
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Veterinarian warns cases of dogs with Lyme disease on the rise in N.S.

As deadly forms of Lyme disease are on the rise in Nova Scotia, Dr. Michelle Evason from the Atlantic Veterinary College is advising daily tick checks for you and your doggy friends.

Dartmouth hair removal business charging half price for transgender people

For transgender people, hair can pose yet another hurdle in making the outside match the inside. A Dartmouth, N.S., business is offering steep discounts to transgender people seeking permanent hair removal.

Brigadoon Village to honour beloved founder with new arts centre

A Nova Scotia camp that welcomes hundreds of kids with chronic illness and special needs from across the Atlantic region each year plans to honour its deceased founder with an arts complex.

Dartmouth residents concerned over thefts of recyclables

Some residents of a Dartmouth, N.S., neighbourhood are worried about strangers removing bagged recyclables from their private property. Halifax police want them to report it.

Province reminds N.S. residents to be aware of burn restrictions

The Department of Lands and Forestry is warning people to check local burning restrictions before sparking up a campfire.

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