Feleshia Chandler


Feleshia Chandler is a journalist based in Halifax. She loves helping people tell their stories and has interests in issues surrounding LGBTQ+ people as well as Black, Indigenous and people of colour. You can reach her at feleshia.chandler@cbc.ca.

Latest from Feleshia Chandler

Preston Township honouring graduates of all ages with special parade

Preston Township wants to honour graduates of all ages in the community with a special parade.

Halifax Shopping Centre temporary home to thousands of honeybees

Halifax Shopping Centre is buzzing this spring with the arrival of busy new tenants. The mall has joined forces with urban beekeeping partner Alvéole to install honeybee hives on its rooftop.

Cadet training centre in Cornwallis Park closing after program overhaul

After being closed for the duration of the pandemic, the HMCS Acadia Cadet Training Centre will not reopen.

Preston Township hosting event to honour members of the community lost to COVID-19

Community members throughout the Preston Township will gather this Saturday to commemorate those lost during the pandemic.

Halifax business owner and non-profit co-founder faces charges on three sexual offences

Man charged with sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching is linked to a non-profit organization that deals with children, youth and families.

Caregivers worried about lack of available respite beds in N.S.

Beds closed during pandemic have yet to reopen so families can't get a break from 24-hour caregiving.

Transgender advocates call out WestJet for forcing passengers to identify as male or female

Transgender advocates across Canada are calling out WestJet for not allowing people to choose 'X' as a gender marker, instead of male or female, when booking flights.

Halifax bike vendors offer theft-prevention tips after spate of break-ins

After a Dalhousie student recently had his high-end mountain bike stolen from his underground parkade, local vendors are encouraging people to secure their bikes, no matter their value.

Crown argues N.S. man convicted in nail-gun shooting should get harsher sentence

The Crown is appealing the sentence given to a Nova Scotia man convicted of shooting a man in the back with a nail gun in 2018, saying the sentence handed down by the trial judge "does not reflect the gravity of the offence."

Municipal councillor, residents opposed to proposed infilling of Dartmouth Cove

A major infilling project is proposed for Dartmouth Cove and the municipal councillor and area residents aren't happy about it. An area of water spanning more than three football fields would be filled with rock over a period of six years if the proposed project is allowed to proceed.