Brooklyn Currie

Brooklyn Currie is a reporter and producer with CBC Nova Scotia. Get in touch with her on Twitter @brooklyncbc or by email at

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St. Francis Xavier University wants students to sign COVID-19 liability waiver

St. Francis Xavier University students must sign a COVID-19 liability waiver in order to attend classes in the fall. A Halifax law expert has observed that similar waivers are becoming more common.

N.S. increasing self-isolation enforcement of travellers from outside Atlantic Canada

Nova Scotia is increasing self-isolation enforcement for travellers from outside the Atlantic bubble. A new case reported Monday is connected to travel from the United States.

Hatfield Farm says goodbye to beloved horse Amos after 18 years

Amos, the beloved white horse featured in many Hatfield Farm wedding photos, died on Friday.

Halifax man walks off flight to St. John's over COVID-19 concerns

A man walked off a flight from Halifax to St. John’s before takeoff Saturday after realizing almost everyone on the flight would need to self-isolate upon arrival. But he didn't have to.

NSCAD president removed after 1 year on the job

The president of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Aoife Mac Namara, has been removed from her position. The decision came down on Thursday.

Advocates urge province to push Ottawa on national school food program

The federal government announced its intention to develop a national school food program in the 2019 budget. Advocates say the need for such a program has only grown during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farmers markets back in business, with some changes

After being forced to close in March because of COVID-19, farmers markets in Halifax and Dartmouth are open for business. But it’s not business as usual.

Nova Scotians hit the beach on the first weekend since the bubble burst

People in Nova Scotia are taking advantage of the heat and the easing of COVID-19 restrictions with a trip to the beach.

First Nation woman in N.S. rewrites Billy Joel song to reflect Indigenous issues

April Martell rewrote the Billy Joel song We Didn't Start The Fire to bring awareness to injustices against Indigenous people in Canada.

N.S. communities take stand against anti-Black racism

Marches and gatherings in Shelburne and Africville showed solidarity with Black people and the fight against racism on Sunday.

Shop owners concerned about loss of business as universities move classes online

As Halifax universities move most of their courses online, some local businesses are expecting to lose a significant portion of their customer base.

N.S. man fined more than $27K for workplace safety charges after mechanic's death

Elie Hoyeck, a former auto repair shop owner who pleaded guilty to workplace safety charges following the death of a mechanic six years ago, has been fined $27,250.

Lobster to go? N.S. establishment keeps tradition alive despite pandemic

Nova Scotians with a hankering for a lobster supper can still get their fix, but they'll have to take it with them for now.

Sun, sand, separation: People revel in return to N.S. beaches

After months of stay-at-home orders, Nova Scotians are finally allowed to feel the sand between their toes. The province eased some COVID-19 restrictions Friday, including reopening public beaches.

HRM to vote on $85M in budget cuts in response to COVID-19

The Halifax Regional Municipality is proposing more than $85 million in cuts to the city’s 2020-21 budget in response to the financial impacts of COVID-19.