Preston Mulligan


Preston Mulligan has been a reporter in the Maritimes for more than 20 years. Along with his reporting gig, he also hosts CBC Radio's Sunday phone-in show, Maritime Connection.

Latest from Preston Mulligan

Westray disaster changed attitudes about workplace safety, says prosecutor

A Nova Scotia prosecutor who specializes in workplace safety cases says the legacy of the disaster goes far beyond the Westray law, which some unions have criticized as being underused.

N.S. abortion advocates urge calm in light of U.S. draft decision

Though the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, abortion advocates in Nova Scotia say access in Canada is protected in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Yarmouth housing complex for doctors sees huge success

So far, 20 medical students from Dalhousie University and 14 locum doctors from Halifax, New Brunswick, and P.E.I. have stayed at Credit Union Place.

Otter Lake compost sorter to be deactivated

The decision to deactivate the machine that blocks compost and recyclables from heading to landfill is being criticized by the local MLA and a group that represents the interests of area residents.

Antigonish program helps those who cannot afford to keep their homes warm

The chair of the Antigonish Emergency Fuel Fund says the ballooning cost of fuel is the main source of stress for his clients.

Female entrepreneurs in N.S. vow not to 'cave' in child-care showdown

Daycare owners in Nova Scotia say the terms attached to federal assistance make them feel backed into a corner.

2 men taken to hospital after falling from scaffolding at Dartmouth construction site

Nova Scotia's Labour Department issued a stop-work order at the site in north-end Dartmouth after Monday's incident.

Halifax to put modular units in Centennial Pool parking lot

The municipality chose the Halifax site for 9 modular units to provide housing for people experiencing homelessness.

Nova Scotians taking advantage of e-bike rebates

A rebate program for e-bikes has received more than 1,400 applications — and most have been accepted.

Yarmouth organizations team up to tackle shortage of doctors, housing

The business community in Yarmouth will soon open a five-unit apartment building exclusively for doctors to help those experiencing a housing shortage in Nova Scotia.