Elizabeth McMillan

Elizabeth McMillan is a journalist with CBC Nova Scotia. Over the past 10 years, she has reported from the edge of the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Coast and loves sharing people's stories. She can be reached at elizabeth.mcmillan@cbc.ca

Latest from Elizabeth McMillan

For people in wheelchairs, exploring rural Nova Scotia isn't easy

Out of about 680 rentals registered with Tourism Nova Scotia, only one in five are considered somewhat or fully accessible there are few accessible cabins or cottage options.

Teen who survived SUV crash with train ran for help, despite injuries

A quick-thinking teenage girl who was in an SUV that collided with a CN train late Monday morning near Enfield, N.S., was able to crawl from the vehicle and run to a nearby home for help.

Cybercrime is going up across Canada and most cases remain unsolved

People are using the internet to commit crimes more than ever before, with women twice as likely than men to be targeted and with fraud accounting for half of all reported cybercrime cases across Canada.
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Nova Scotia couple building sustainable home out of tires

A couple on Nova Scotia's Eastern Shore has an unconventional retirement project: building a home out of tires.

TD customers question how Visa Debit chequing accounts were compromised

The mystery of TD customers being charged for Spotify memberships and other charges without their consent has left customers worried their bank accounts aren’t safe.

Police investigating after car crashes into Glace Bay home

Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, firefighters were called to a home on Beacon Street where a Pontiac had crashed into someone's bedroom, causing extensive damage to the home.

If you see strange charges from Spotify on your bank account, you aren't alone

Several Canadians are in the process of retrieving money removed from their bank accounts this past weekend by Spotify, a music streaming service to which they did not subscribe.

'When I realized who she was, it truly broke my heart': Why a driver's act of kindness went viral

Casey Lee Martin says learning her passenger was Kawthar Barho is a reminder that you never know what people are going through.
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If you die on the job in Nova Scotia, the public might not find out

Some safety advocates say Nova Scotia needs to be more open about workplace fatalities, arguing timely information is necessary not just for family members but also for the public in order to help prevent similar tragedies.

Crown argues key DNA evidence on former cabbie's mouth proof of sex assault

The Crown attorney in the retrial of a former Halifax taxi driver accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his cab four years ago argues a key piece of DNA evidence found on the mouth of the accused is proof of sexual assault.

Defence argues 'stark contradictions' in former cabbie's sex assault retrial

The lawyer for a former Halifax taxi driver says evidence showing the complainant's DNA on his client's lips is not sufficient to prove a sexual assault took place.

Patients stuck in hospital waiting for home care causing 'ripple effect'

A new national analysis of hospital stays and visits shows that many Canadians are stuck in hospital longer than they need to be while waiting for home care, and nearly 10 per cent of people who seek substance use and mental-health services in emergency rooms do so repeatedly.

The only obstetrician in Antigonish is leaving, and families are worried

St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish has three obstetrician positions but one is empty, one of the specialists is on leave and the third has given notice she’ll be finished at the end of August.

Former Halifax cab driver tells sex assault trial he didn't undress passenger

Bassam Al-Rawi, a former Halifax taxi driver, resumed testifying Thursday about the night exactly four years ago when he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in his cab.

Students building Mi'kmaw wigwam at Liverpool school

Students in Liverpool, N.S., are spending the week building a Mi'kmaw wigwam for their school's outdoor classroom.