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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

'Everybody was affected' says area councillor one year after tragic Spryfield blaze

'Everybody was affected' says area councillor one year after tragic Spryfield blaze

Councillor Stephen Adams recalls the tragedy, saying it impacted not only people in Nova Scotia, but across the country
Province pleased with council proposal regarding controversial hospital parkade

Province pleased with council proposal regarding controversial hospital parkade

Council and the province are working on finding an acceptable place for a parkade to be built as part of the QEII Redevelopment project
Nova Scotia Premier says corporate tax rate will drop in April

Nova Scotia Premier says corporate tax rate will drop in April

The corporate rate will drop from 16 to 14 per cent while the small business rate will see a small decrease from 3 to 2.5 per cent
HRP Chief back to drawing board after council refuses staffing request

HRP Chief back to drawing board after council refuses staffing request

HRP Chief Dan Kinsella asked council to fund eight new full time positions
Out of the Cold emergency shelter relocating due to burst pipe

Out of the Cold emergency shelter relocating due to burst pipe

The Out of the Cold emergency shelter is likely closed for at least a month after a pipe burst, and flooded their building
Police chief says 'unfortunate' Walmart incident being taken seriously

Police chief says 'unfortunate' Walmart incident being taken seriously

The Halifax Board of Police Commissioners was briefed Monday in a closed-door meeting about an incident that occurred at Walmart last week
Convicted murderer's appeal for new trial to begin today

Convicted murderer's appeal for new trial to begin today

Sandeson is serving a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years in the 2015 murder of Taylor Samson
Out of the Cold Shelter going into extreme weather protocol due to plunging temperatures

Out of the Cold Shelter going into extreme weather protocol due to plunging temperatures

The national forecaster is expecting temperatures to near minus 20 Friday evening
Changes needed to control rental vacancy: Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia

Changes needed to control rental vacancy: Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia

One bedroom apartments are renting for an average of $959 in Halifax, compared to $1,202 for the two bedroom apartment average
Nova Scotia company turns recycled plastic into lumber products

Nova Scotia company turns recycled plastic into lumber products

Vice President of Goodwood Plastic Products says 80 per cent of plastics in HRM are recycled at their business
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