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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

Premier says province ready to distribute potential COVID-19 vaccine when available

Premier says province ready to distribute potential COVID-19 vaccine when available

This comes as Health Canada says Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be approved in Canada next month
More clarity needed on COVID-19 enforcement measures: Dalhousie law professor

More clarity needed on COVID-19 enforcement measures: Dalhousie law professor

Wayne MacKay's comments come after the province announced it would step up its enforcement of illegal gatherings
Heading to a house party? You could get a $1,000 fine

Heading to a house party? You could get a $1,000 fine

This comes after the province announced a number of new restrictions due to a spike in COVID-19 cases
Dalhousie professor asks public to support federal bill addressing environmental racism

Dalhousie professor asks public to support federal bill addressing environmental racism

The bill is set to be put forward for second reading on Dec. 3
Province invests $21.5 million in new computers, technology for schools

Province invests $21.5 million in new computers, technology for schools

The province will purchase 32,000 Chromebooks to help students learn at home, if needed
Rise in COVID-19 cases has Nova Scotia's top doctor concerned about holiday season

Rise in COVID-19 cases has Nova Scotia's top doctor concerned about holiday season

Dr. Robert Strang says the trajectory of the virus depends on the actions of Nova Scotians
New federal privacy bill a complete overhaul of previous law, privacy lawyer says

New federal privacy bill a complete overhaul of previous law, privacy lawyer says

Earlier this week, the Trudeau Government introduced an act aimed at fleshing out the 10 principles of the federal digital charter and bring Canada's into the modern era
Downtown Halifax Business Commission hopeful patio season will be extended into winter

Downtown Halifax Business Commission hopeful patio season will be extended into winter

A motion to allow cafes, bars and restaurants to apply to have their patios stay in place over the winter passed first reading at Tuesday's council meeting
NSTU president says they've received little communication after COVID-19 cases found in schools

NSTU president says they've received little communication after COVID-19 cases found in schools

According to Paul Wozney, the first they heard of it was through media reports
Halifax council to discuss use of term 'Micmac' on streets and facilities

Halifax council to discuss use of term 'Micmac' on streets and facilities

This comes after the Cornwallis task force report recommended HRM look at its approach to naming streets and locations to reintroduce Mi'kmaq culture
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