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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

Teen arrested in connection to break-and-enter at school

Teen arrested in connection to break-and-enter at school

Officers responded to Park West School after a resident reported hearing several youths on school property
Man arrested in connection to robbery at Park Lane Mall

Man arrested in connection to robbery at Park Lane Mall

Police say a man entered the Envy store, stole a jacket and while fleeing the business he pushed a female employee and uttered threats
Former premier John Buchanan to be laid to rest this afternoon

Former premier John Buchanan to be laid to rest this afternoon

The former premier won four back to back majorities beginning in the 1970s.
Councillor Cleary touts benefits of cash in lieu of affordable units

Councillor Cleary touts benefits of cash in lieu of affordable units

On Tuesday, council voted 13 to two in favour of accepting the payment from the developer in lieu of requiring the building to include affordable housing units
'I want out' : Halifax councillor to table motion that would scrap stadium consideration

'I want out' : Halifax councillor to table motion that would scrap stadium consideration

'Spending six months of detailed staff time reviewing something that might not have any legs, that's not a good use of resources,' said Sam Austin
Canadian Vaping Association cautions Nova Scotia against banning flavoured products outright

Canadian Vaping Association cautions Nova Scotia against banning flavoured products outright

The president of the Canadian Vaping Association says flavoured products have been a proven harm reduction approach to smoking
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer addresses dual citizenship controversy during campaign stop in Halifax

When asked why he didn't reveal his dual citizenship publicly before, Scheer said: "No one's ever asked me before"
Police chief to draft plan to address street check recommendations

Police chief to draft plan to address street check recommendations

Speaking to reporters, Chief Dan Kinsella says HRP cannot act on many of them at this time
Crops take a hard hit from Dorian

Crops take a hard hit from Dorian

"There's lots of damage in corn crops, grain crops, orchards, blueberries and vineyards. They're some of the hardest hit."
Area restaurants impacted by Dorian

Area restaurants impacted by Dorian

The vice president of Atlantic Restaurants Canada says Hurricane Dorian impacted many restaurants throughout the region
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