Shaina Luck


Shaina Luck is a reporter with CBC Nova Scotia. She has worked with national network programs, the CBC's Atlantic Investigative Unit, and the University of King's College school of journalism. Email:

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Wolfville man says freedom of information system has flaws

A Wolfville resident is urging the province to increase the funding and resources for the provincial Office of the Privacy Commissioner, in an effort to increase government accountability. 

Top RCMP officer in Nova Scotia retiring ahead of Portapique public hearings

The commanding officer of the RCMP in Nova Scotia is retiring in October, shortly before the opening of public proceedings at the Mass Casualty Commission into the Portapique killings.

RCMP searching home in Millbrook after suspicious death of man, 42

RCMP officers and forensic specialists are searching a home on Millbrook First Nation in central Nova Scotia, after the death of a man Monday afternoon.

Northwood contract talks stalled as other health-care unions seek strike vote

Contract talks at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax are stalled, and the union representing more than 520 people who worked through the first wave of COVID-19 says the government is forcing them to wait until a separate contract dispute with other health-care unions is resolved.

Families looking to enter Nova Scotia ask when they can fill out entry form

More borders around the Atlantic region are starting to reopen this week and travel is beginning to flow, but some questions remain for travellers who want to enter Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic Canada. 

Thousands applied to enter N.S., some lured by an advertising campaign. Then the 3rd wave hit

The number of people applying to enter Nova Scotia, some lured by a campaign encouraging them to move to the province, increased sharply before the third wave. It alarmed public health officials, and as COVID-19 case counts rose the province put in border restrictions to curb the flow.

Border blues: Families wanting to be reunited seek more flexibility in exception process

Families who want to be reunited across Nova Scotia's provincial border are speaking out about their confusion and frustration with the process to request a compassionate exception for travel. 

Renewed search set for site of former Shubenacadie residential school

A renewed search on the grounds of the former residential school in Shubenacadie, N.S., will take place beginning this weekend. The search will led by a Saint Mary's University archeologist and Mi'kmaw ethnologist and curator from the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History. 

Fewer people stayed put during Nova Scotia's most recent lockdown, data shows

As Nova Scotia's provincewide lockdown approaches its final stage, a drop in traffic data suggests many followed public health guidelines to limit their movements. But the drop this time wasn't as drastic as it was during the spring 2020 lockdown.

Tourism operators offer province input ahead of reopening strategy release

Some tourism operators told the province they need certainty about reopening targets or dates as soon as possible to ensure a successful 2021 tourism season.