Erin MacInnis

Erin MacInnis is a recent graduate of the Radio Television Journalism program at NSCC Ivany Campus. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Acadia University.

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Surfing group breaking barriers for black Nova Scotians

The Surf Association of Nova Scotia has been holding surf lessons at Martinique and Lawrencetown beaches this summer in an effort to reduce historical barriers to water sports for black people.
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Veterinarian warns cases of dogs with Lyme disease on the rise in N.S.

As deadly forms of Lyme disease are on the rise in Nova Scotia, Dr. Michelle Evason from the Atlantic Veterinary College is advising daily tick checks for you and your doggy friends.

Dartmouth hair removal business charging half price for transgender people

For transgender people, hair can pose yet another hurdle in making the outside match the inside. A Dartmouth, N.S., business is offering steep discounts to transgender people seeking permanent hair removal.

Brigadoon Village to honour beloved founder with new arts centre

A Nova Scotia camp that welcomes hundreds of kids with chronic illness and special needs from across the Atlantic region each year plans to honour its deceased founder with an arts complex.

Dartmouth residents concerned over thefts of recyclables

Some residents of a Dartmouth, N.S., neighbourhood are worried about strangers removing bagged recyclables from their private property. Halifax police want them to report it.

Province reminds N.S. residents to be aware of burn restrictions

The Department of Lands and Forestry is warning people to check local burning restrictions before sparking up a campfire.

Museum dedicated to Waverley's history faces uncertain future

The museum in Waverley on the outskirts of Dartmouth, N.S., tells the story of the area's gold-mining history. But it could be forced to close its doors indefinitely unless more volunteers step forward.

Vintage 1948 fire truck comes home to Westville

The town of Westville, N.S., is celebrating the return of the 'Old 48,' a vintage fire truck that ended up in Ontario and was listed for sale on Kijiji.

Trans woman 'shocked' by treatment in Halifax police custody

Mariah Baker says she hopes that by speaking out, other transgender people might avoid the same type of treatment by police.

Buddington the Clown leaves big shoes to fill at IWK

After 13 years, Cleve Sauer is leaving his position as the IWK's therapeutic clown, where he lifted the spirits of thousands of sick children. 'Whoever takes this job is going to be so lucky,' he says.
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Chrystia Freeland says she has '100%' confidence in Justin Trudeau

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke with CBC's Information Morning about NAFTA and a scathing report from the federal ethics commissioner that found Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated ethics rules.

Why this rural N.S. doctor opened a clinic to treat opioid addiction

In response to rising opioid abuse in rural Nova Scotia, Dr. Andrew Blackadar opened an opioid replacement clinic at his family practice in Liverpool seven years ago. It's a decision he's pleased he made.

Accessibility activist celebrates so-called 'alive day' with free popsicles

Activist and accessibility consultant Paul Vienneau celebrated the anniversary of his horrific cycling accident by handing out free popsicles on a busy Halifax street.

Young beekeepers in Halifax turning honey into skills, scholarships

Amateur beekeeping is alive and well in Halifax, thanks to a social enterprise launched four years ago as youth program in several at-risk communities across the municipality.

Tia the dog smells like cheese, needs a family

The Nova Scotia SPCA is looking for someone to foster a six-year-old lab named Tia, but there’s a catch. Tia has a bad yeast infection. Her symptoms include patchy fur, itching, flaky, drooping skin and a pungent, cheese-like odour.