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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Future of casino in Halifax at issue amid declining revenues, possible move

Documents released to CBC show one of options on the table is a move away from the waterfront location where the casino has been located since 2000. The documents also show revenues from the casino have been sinking to an "unsustainable" level for roughly 15 years. 

Family, friends mourn death of Halifax man who left law to start organic farm

Ken Armour, 60, died in January after a busy life as an organic farmer, high school teacher, academic, family and criminal defence lawyer, and caregiver.

Nova Scotia to offer rebates for electric vehicles, home energy upgrades

Nova Scotians looking to make their homes or vehicles more energy efficient are now able to apply for rebates of up to several thousand dollars from the province. 

Prototype COVID-19 vaccination clinic for those 80 and older opens in Halifax

The first prototype clinic for vaccinating people 80 and older in Nova Scotia against COVID-19 is up and running in Halifax this morning at the IWK Health Centre. 

Brain surgery performed in Halifax marks advance in cancer fight

In a four-hour procedure, Dr. Sean Barry and Dr. Adrienne Weeks removed a glioblastoma from a female patient's brain Thursday, guided by a drug called 5-ALA and a fluorescent light.

Workers at Halifax-area shelter Bryony House rally as strike deadline looms

Bryony House staff and their supporters held a rally Thursday morning, as bargaining teams worked with a conciliator to avert the possibility of a strike or lockout at the Halifax-area shelter early next week.

Firefighters should be able to help in medical emergencies, chief says

Firefighters should be able to act as medical first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic if they get the right personal protective equipment, the head of the Fire Service Association of Nova Scotia said Tuesday.

Awaiting long-term care, patients find support on a special unit of a Dartmouth hotel

A temporary care facility in a Dartmouth, N.S., hotel that's meant to transition patients from hospital to long-term care is being called a success, with some health-care workers suggesting the model could be expanded.

Dartmouth crash suspect charged with impaired driving for 3rd time in 6 months

An 18-year-old man who faces charges in a serious crash in Dartmouth, N.S., that left two people with life-threatening injuries over the weekend is scheduled to face a bail hearing Tuesday. It's the third time Brandon James Crombie has been charged with impaired driving in six months.

20 new sites to be protected, reaching Nova Scotia's land protection goal

Nova Scotia announced its intention to protect 20 new sites Tuesday, achieving the goal of protecting 13 per cent of its land — a milestone that environmental advocates applauded and urged the government to surpass.