Taryn Grant


Taryn Grant is a Halifax-based reporter and web writer for CBC Nova Scotia. You can email her with tips and feedback at taryn.grant@cbc.ca

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Nova Scotia increasing testing capacity as COVID cases 'creep up'

With several new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia for which public health officials have not been able to find a source, two new assessment centres are in the works and the province's top doctor is urging people to get tested.

N.S. vessel overloaded with fish, fuel, ice and freshwater at time of sinking: TSB

The Transportation Safety Board says a fishing vessel that went down off the coast of Nova Scotia in 2018 was overloaded with fish, ice, fuel and freshwater, leading to its sinking.

New Halifax transition house commemorates late woman who longed for its creation

When Caitlan's Place opens this week it will be Halifax's second transition house for women leaving jail. Coverdale Courtwork Society will run the six-bed house until at least next March as a pilot program.

Dalhousie, faculty union ratify labour agreement

After the threat of a strike last fall, Dalhousie University faculty and administrators have ratified a labour agreement that lasts to the end of June 2022. The parties have been negotiating a new deal since the collective agreement expired last summer.

Once suspended from medical school, N.S. man now disciplined by pharmacy regulator

A Nova Scotia man who was previously suspended from medical school, and has faced more than half a dozen criminal charges since 2014, is now suspended from applying for a licence to practise pharmacy.

Plans for affordable housing project in Halifax cut in half

After a decade-long push to build two apartment buildings with affordable units in north-end Halifax, a non-profit group has cut its vision in half in order to keep it alive.

Families make desperate bid to keep Halifax-area care home from closing

With three weeks to go until a Halifax-area care home is slated to close, the family members of its residents are making a desperate bid to keep it open by proposing to take over operations.

Glavine aims for 2023 opening of new Berwick long-term care home

Nova Scotia’s health minister says he wants to see a long-term care home in Berwick replaced by 2023. That timeline means Grand View Manor could be the first major project completed under the provincial government’s new commitment to improving long-term care.

Law to prevent N.S. couples from being separated in long-term care to take effect

On Thursday, the provincial government proclaimed the Life Partners in Long-Term Care Act and scheduled it to come into effect on March 1. The law, introduced by the Liberals last year, is meant to ensure couples who require different levels of care will be placed in the same facility.

Transport Canada extends ban on cruise ships until 2022

Passenger vessels carrying 100 people or more are prohibited from operating in Canadian waters.