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

Conservatives announce fisheries plan at events in Atlantic Canada

Conservative candidates at separate events in Atlantic Canada on Sunday unveiled the party's plans to support the fisheries and to try to build consensus on how to restore fish stocks.

Ex-N.S. Liberal president disbarred after professional misconduct charges

The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society has disbarred Jason Boudrot, former president of the Nova Scotia Liberal party, following allegations he improperly billed clients and misappropriated money from their trusts.

Halifax couple warns of mushroom risk after beloved dog dies

A couple who live in Halifax are cautioning dog owners to keep an eye out for poisonous mushrooms after their beloved dog ate one and died.

Family of woman who had bone-deep bedsore wonders if they'll ever get answers

Dorothy Dunnington wonders if anyone will ever be held accountable for a massive bone-deep pressure ulcer that became infected and led to her sister Chrissy's death at the age of 40.

Game on: High school rugby sanctioned once again in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation's board has voted to sanction rugby once again, four months after it abruptly pulled its support over safety concerns.

Canadian women hockey players yearn for professional league

Allie Munroe wants little girls playing hockey to be able to aim for more than the Olympics. The 22-year-old from Yarmouth is spending the year playing in the Swedish Women’s Hockey League, but was close to home this week for the Canadian women national team’s fall training camp in Liverpool.

Blood drive held to honour firefighter who always put others first

A volunteer firefighter who died in a car crash in April continues to be remembered for the difference he made in the lives of others.

Forget Toronto. Buying in P.E.I. increasingly 'cutthroat' as home prices rise

The cost of housing is climbing faster in Prince Edward Island than in much of Canada, with the average price of a home in Charlottetown jumping nearly 40 per cent in just three years.

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.