Gareth Hampshire


Gareth Hampshire is an award-winning journalist who began his career with CBC News in 1998. He has worked as a reporter in Edmonton and is now based in Halifax.

Latest from Gareth Hampshire

'The only woman in a room': N.S. soccer clubs join national push for more female coaches

Club soccer teams in Nova Scotia are taking part in a national program aimed at training more female coaches.

Instead of waiting months, this Nova Scotian saw psychiatrist in days under new program

Some people who need help managing mental health issues are being assessed by psychiatrists within days under a new program introduced by Nova Scotia Health.

Halifax soccer referee lives the dream at the Women's World Cup

Soccer referee Marie-Soleil Beaudoin is back home in Halifax after representing Canada on the world stage at a record-breaking Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

'Out of touch': HRM councillor frustrated by N.S. minister's comments on tents

Nova Scotia’s minister of community services is facing criticism for comments she made about an increase in the number of tents around Halifax and Dartmouth.

Halifax police board considers independent reviews of sexual assault cases

The Halifax board of police commissioners is studying an independent review model to examine sexual assault cases where charges don't proceed. The Violence Against Women Advocate Case Review process was discussed at a board meeting this week.

Nova Scotia man finds hope amid the ashes of family home destroyed by wildfire

A man who lost his family home to the wildfire in Upper Tantallon is sharing what it's like trying to rebuild.

Disaster response team helps Halifax businesses navigate wildfire recovery

Halifax-area businesses that have been affected by the wildfires are getting support from a disaster response team created to help them recover.

High school program helped train some volunteers who fought giant N.S. wildfire

Some volunteer firefighters who responded to the largest wildfire ever recorded in Nova Scotia came through a program that gives students a high school credit when they complete their training.

What Nova Scotians rebuilding from the wildfires can learn from Fort McMurray's experience

The 2016 wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alta., destroyed or permanently damaged more than 2,000 homes. Here’s what one man who lost his home and had to shut down his businesses thinks Nova Scotians should be considering when rebuilding.

New soccer tournament aims to boost competition for Maritime players

Some of the top young soccer players from the Maritimes are showcasing their skills in Nova Scotia this weekend in a new tournament aimed at increasing competition.