Jack Julian


Jack Julian joined CBC Nova Scotia as an arts reporter in 1997. His news career began on the morning of Sept. 3, 1998 following the crash of Swissair 111. He is now a data journalist in Halifax, and you can reach him at (902) 456-9180, by email at jack.julian@cbc.ca or follow him on Twitter @jackjulian

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N.S. areas prone to sinkholes highlighted in interactive online map

The provincial government is urging Nova Scotians to consult an online map to reduce their risk of suffering damage from sinkholes. The map shows risk levels across the province and where the province's more than 1,000 known sinkholes are located.

Advocate says N.S. enforcement team for rental problems would help landlords, tenants

A tenant rights educator says Nova Scotia should follow British Columbia's example and the success of its new residential tenancies enforcement unit. 

Serial rent dodger sentenced to 2 years in prison

Nadav Joseph Even-Har has been sentenced to two years in prison for a series of frauds he perpetrated in the greater Halifax area, including scamming a Cole Harbour, N.S., landlord out of $12,000 in rent.

Halifax theatre company axes new play due to finances

Eastern Front Theatre has averted a financial meltdown by cancelling the imminent production of a new play.

Knowledge House appeals rejected by Nova Scotia's highest court

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has roundly rejected appeals by the two men convicted of conspiracy and stock price manipulation in the 2001 collapse of tech company Knowledge House.

Nova Scotia man loses legal bid to reclaim GRABHER personalized licence plate

Lorne Grabher says even though he's lost the case, he's not giving up his bid to reclaim his vanity licence plate.

Friends of Halifax student killed in Iran plane crash pack up her apartment

Masoumeh Ghavi and her sister died two weeks ago when Iranian forces shot down Ukraine International Flight 752 as it left Tehran. On Tuesday, her friends cleaned out her apartment in Halifax.

Public health officials declare provincewide syphilis outbreak

There were roughly 82 cases of syphilis in the province in 2019, up from 50 cases in 2018. But unlike an earlier provincial outbreak between 2009 and 2013 that was concentrated in the Halifax area, the disease is now occurring provincewide. 

Workers seek new careers as Northern Pulp shutdown looms

With their mill about to close, Northern Pulp workers are exploring their employment options, and many of those opportunities may be outside Nova Scotia.

Forestry transition team member cut for being 'focused on options for Northern Pulp'

A member of the team created to help Nova Scotia's forestry industry through the fallout from the imminent shutdown of Northern Pulp has been cut after he spoke publicly about potential future options for the mill.

Halifax dance club manager dumbfounded after bar's windows were smashed

Pacifico, a nightclub in downtown Halifax, had its windows smashed Thursday night — less than a month after it reopened in a new location.

'It gives you a glow': New calendar offers 2020 vision of black history

After more than 20 years of collecting facts about black history, a Kentville, N.S., woman has created a calendar with entries for every day of 2020.

As Northern Pulp closure nears, woodlot operators scramble to ship final loads

Forestry workers are rushing to cut and ship their final loads of wood to Northern Pulp before the Pictou County, N.S., mill stops accepting deliveries on Friday.

Rally supports Halifax activist stripped of human rights award

Roughly 30 people protested Monday in front of the offices of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission in Halifax after it stripped Muslim activist Rana Zaman of an award over comments it says were "contrary to the principles of the award."

Nova Scotia's forestry minister says he won't impose a clearcut moratorium

Iain Rankin says there will be no changes in forestry practices following a plea from three municipal leaders in southwestern Nova Scotia.