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Chris Halef

Chris Halef

Born and raised in Halifax. Graduated from Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor of Commerce. He later graduated from Humber College in Toronto for Journalism. Chris is a reporter for HalifaxToday.ca and NEWS 95.7. In 2018, he won the RTDNA Dave Rogers Award for best short feature. When not at work, he performs stand up comedy, enjoys travelling, running and spending time with his family.

Recent Work by Chris

Ecology Action Centre calls province's lack of action on clear-cutting a 'travesty'

Ecology Action Centre calls province's lack of action on clear-cutting a 'travesty'

'It's talking logs, it's thinking logs, it's studying logs, it's anything but stop the clear-cutting and that's what needs to happen,' says Raymond Plourde
Proposed property tax hike comes at worst possible time: property owners group

Proposed property tax hike comes at worst possible time: property owners group

Kevin Russell says regardless of what the increase will be, it will still hurt small landlords in the city
Premier says most public sector employees fully vaccinated as deadline approaches

Premier says most public sector employees fully vaccinated as deadline approaches

The deadline for government employees to get their COVID-19 vaccine is Nov. 30, and so far, most have reported they are fully vaccinated
Restaurants Canada applauds province's move to hire more international newcomers

Restaurants Canada applauds province's move to hire more international newcomers

'With this action, we're going to be able to hire and have access to employees where we have extreme shortages,' says Luc Erjavec
New figures show paramedic job vacancies on the rise in Nova Scotia

New figures show paramedic job vacancies on the rise in Nova Scotia

Last week, Nova Scotia's NDP caucus released figures through a freedom of information request that show in the first nine months of 2021 there were 100 vacancies, 25 more than in all of 2020
Halifax International Security Forum begins Friday

Halifax International Security Forum begins Friday

The Forum is entering its 13th year as it attracts an array of top decision-makers, including senior military officers, cabinet-level officials, members of the US Senate and global industry leaders among
Some nursing homes pause admissions due to staffing levels: Nursing home association

Some nursing homes pause admissions due to staffing levels: Nursing home association

According to Michele Lowe, 17 long-term care homes had to stop accepting new admissions as of last week
N.S. rent cap should have been more targeted: Property owners group

N.S. rent cap should have been more targeted: Property owners group

Kevin Russell believes the province's approach should have targeted landlords who were significantly increasing rent
Province's move to attract more continuing care workers doesn't go far enough, NSGEU president says

Province's move to attract more continuing care workers doesn't go far enough, NSGEU president says

'What we need is standardized pay across the board in this province but what we need is more pay to attract people,' says Jason MacLean
Extending rent cap could drive small landlords out of market: property owners group

Extending rent cap could drive small landlords out of market: property owners group

Kevin Russell told CityNews this decision will hurt many landlords who are already dealing with rising operating costs
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