Kaitlyn Swan

Kaitlyn Swan is a Cree multimedia journalist from Regina. Three years ago she traded the sound of trains for the sound of foghorns. She now lives in Dartmouth, N.S., constantly pumped about water and windy roads, scenery she didn't get often in the Prairies. Reach her on Twitter @SaitlynKwan, or by email kaitlyn.swan@cbc.ca

Latest from Kaitlyn Swan

More than a game: RCMP and Preston community members face off to build ties

A stronger relationship between the RCMP and the Preston area was the goal of a weekend charity hockey game at Cole Harbour Place.

Why 'showrooming' is hurting smaller Canadian retailers

A group that represents small and medium-size businesses in Canada says the consumer practice of "showrooming" is hurting local retailers.

Northern Pulp closure feels like 'a death in the community,' says warden

The warden of Pictou County, N.S., where hundreds of mill workers are set to lose their jobs, is calling the timing of the premier's decision on Boat Harbour "absolutely atrocious."

'Generally awful': Worker in N.S. school says better funding would improve cafeteria food

A cafeteria worker from the Annapolis Valley is worried kids aren't getting proper nutrition from cafeteria lunches. She believes the provincial government could help.

Cannabis edibles set to be available at NSLC stores before Christmas

Cannabis edibles will likely be available starting Dec. 23, but the early selection will be very limited, according to NSLC spokesperson Beverley Ware.

Veterans, families 'stop and reflect' at wreath ceremonies in Halifax

Dozens of veterans and their families gathered at military gravesites in Halifax on the weekend as part of Wreaths Across Canada.

'A real lifeline': Purcells Cove comes together to bid farewell to transit route

Residents from the Purcells Cove area rode Route 15 one last time on Sunday. Transit riders organized a community bus ride to show support for transit in the area.

'Amazing showcase': Fashion show focuses on strength, not disability

Over a dozen models with disabilities strutted down the catwalk Sunday at the second annual See The Ability fashion show in Upper Tantallon, N.S. But the focus was on strength, not disability.

Former Halifax poet laureate publishes companion book to famed Rita Joe poem

Rebecca Thomas's book is a companion to Rita Joe's famous poem, I Lost My Talk.

Dalhousie grad gets long-awaited apology from university via tweet

Two years after Dalhousie University withdrew its decision to punish Masuma Khan over an anti-Canada 150 post on Facebook, Khan still feels ramifications from the incident and is demanding a public apology from the university on campus.