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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

Nova Scotia gets $3.5 million for 22 tourism projects from the federal government

Nova Scotia gets $3.5 million for 22 tourism projects from the federal government

Part of that federal funding includes $3.5 million for 22 projects in Nova Scotia.
Mask recommendation won't convince people to wear them: CUPE President

Mask recommendation won't convince people to wear them: CUPE President

McFadgen says we know recommendations don't work because you can see when you're out in public that large numbers of people simply aren't wearing masks
Over 70 community groups call on McNeil government to extend eviction ban

Over 70 community groups call on McNeil government to extend eviction ban

The province's eviction ban was enacted in March amid the COVID-19 pandemic and it is set to expire Tuesday
Mandatory mask wearing not coming unless virus levels increase dramatically

Mandatory mask wearing not coming unless virus levels increase dramatically

When in doubt, wear a mask, according to Premier Stephen McNeil
Restaurants Canada VP happy with Atlantic bubble but wants more restrictions eased

Restaurants Canada VP happy with Atlantic bubble but wants more restrictions eased

Despite this news, Luc Erjavec said things are still far from normal
'Far more severe' than the flu : N.S. nurse details experience with COVID-19

'Far more severe' than the flu : N.S. nurse details experience with COVID-19

Donna Gillis tested positive for COVID-19 on April 1
Premier defends decision to shutter committee meetings even as economy reopens

Premier defends decision to shutter committee meetings even as economy reopens

The provincial government has come under fire from opposition members after it closed committee meetings
Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter rally in Spryfield

Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter rally in Spryfield

Kate Macdonald tells NEWS 95.7 she's hopeful the large-scale protests south of the border and across our country will serve as a wake up call
Defence Analyst believes CH-148 Cyclone crash is a "one off" incident

Defence Analyst believes CH-148 Cyclone crash is a "one off" incident

Tuesday, the RCAF said there as a "conflict" between the aircraft and its pilot moments before it crashed
LTC operators remain diligent even as visits between families and residents are permitted

LTC operators remain diligent even as visits between families and residents are permitted

The Managing Director of the Nursing Home Association of Nova Scotia says even with physically distanced visits permitted, operators must remain vigilant, and diligent
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