Jayde Tynes

Web writer/Reporter

Jayde Tynes is a reporter based out of Nova Scotia. She can be reached at jayde.tynes@cbc.ca.

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Rocky patch of land where infants were lost to time now consecrated ground

St. Matthews Anglican Church in Weymouth Falls, N.S., has consecrated a small patch of land where infants were buried in unmarked graves for generations.

No reduction in courtesy busing in upcoming school year, says HRCE

In a response to concerns from across the city, the Halifax Regional Centre for Education has a new process for parents wishing to take part in courtesy busing.

Noted social worker Robert Wright named this year's Halifax Pride ambassador

As Halifax Pride preparations rev up, its new ambassador wants to ensure there's a seat at the table for everyone in the queer community.

Library upgrades will allow users to check out a book, head for a hammock

Renovations, including an outdoor library space, are set to begin in September at the Keshen Goodman Public Library in Clayton Park.

At age 99, Bridgetown matriarch gets honorary high school diploma

Hazel Johnson, 99, is an honorary graduate of Bridgetown Regional Community School. She received her diploma on Thursday.

Fundraising efforts go up in smoke after arson at Springhill, N.S., park

Thousands of dollars were raised to install playground equipment 10 years ago. On Friday, the playground was set on fire.

A father celebrates his 'unconventional' family

For the past 14 years, Robert Wright has been a single father of two and for the past 16 years, he has lived as an openly gay, black man.

Sydney farmers market gets nearly $1M for downtown move

The only year-round farmers market in Cape Breton will be trading in its tight quarters for harbour views come the fall.

Man, 40, arrested after fleeing from motor vehicle crash in New Glasgow

A New Glasgow, N.S., man will be in court on Monday to face multiple charges after he fled on foot from the scene of a two-vehicle collision in the town.

Group seeks to raise last $10,000 to buy ultrasound machine for abortion clinic

The Nova Scotia Women’s Choice Clinic doesn’t have an ultrasound machine on site. A support group hopes to raise $10,000 to change that.

Film exploring transgender women's voices makes debut in Halifax

Contralto, a film by New York artist Sarah Hennies, challenges conventional ideas of what makes a "feminine" voice.

Tribute song to Viola Desmond by 3 N.S. artists 'a message of resilience'

Music director of the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, Owen O'Sound Lee, as well as local artists Vanessa "Asia" Symonds and Jessie Brown, have debuted a tribute song to a historic icon, Viola Desmond.