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Katie Hartai

Katie Hartai

Katie grew up in a small southwestern Ontario town and graduated from Carleton University's Bachelor of Journalism program in 2016. She secured her first full-time journalism job at a newspaper in rural New Brunswick where she quickly fell in love with Atlantic Canada. In addition to being a reporter for NEWS 95.7 and HalifaxToday.ca, Katie is the producer of The Rick Howe Show. When not at the station, she can be found exploring the great outdoors with her camera close by.

Recent Work by Katie

Youth protesters stage 'die-in' at Halifax mall to highlight threat of climate change <b>(14 photos)</b>

Youth protesters stage 'die-in' at Halifax mall to highlight threat of climate change (14 photos)

'It's important youth are the ones to lobby world leaders because it is the youth that will take over in a few years,' says Citadel High School student and event organizer Willa Fisher
Replanting and recycling: Sustainably recovering from hurricane damage

Replanting and recycling: Sustainably recovering from hurricane damage

'We have lost a lot of trees and it's really important to replant them because it takes time for them to grow back,' says policy director at the Ecology Action Centre Mark Butler
MP fears sinkhole could one day impact Highway 104 <b>(2 photos)</b>

MP fears sinkhole could one day impact Highway 104 (2 photos)

Bill Casey says the Trans-Canada Highway goes right through the middle of the sinkhole belt
The furry and feathery faces of Hope for Wildlife’s annual open house <b>(18 photos)</b>

The furry and feathery faces of Hope for Wildlife’s annual open house (18 photos)

Hope for Wildlife has rehabilitated and released more than 40,000 injured and orphaned wild animals since it opened in 1997
Discussion in Dartmouth to tackle challenges facing local lakes

Discussion in Dartmouth to tackle challenges facing local lakes

A town hall meeting is being held in Dartmouth Thursday night to discuss the health and longevity of the region's lakes
Byelection candidate takes 'total responsibility' for not disclosing past allegations

Byelection candidate takes 'total responsibility' for not disclosing past allegations

Danny Laffin says he accepts the decision of the Nova Scotia PC Party to be removed as a candidate in the Northside-Westmount riding
Local shark expert encourages Shark Week education, not exaggeration <b>(8 photos)</b>

Local shark expert encourages Shark Week education, not exaggeration (8 photos)

The Bedford Institute of Oceanography brings us the science behind the fascinating and feared animals lurking in our waters
Lighthouses, forts and trails: A guide to exploring McNabs Island <b>(18 photos)</b>

Lighthouses, forts and trails: A guide to exploring McNabs Island (18 photos)

'When you get out on the island, you don’t even believe you are in the Halifax-area because it's so separated from the city,' says Derrick Stoddard
National study suggests Nova Scotia birds are under pressure

National study suggests Nova Scotia birds are under pressure

The overarching reasons the study cites for why certain populations have declined, includes habitat loss, unsustainable agricultural practices, climate change and pollution
Atlantic Canadians among most mindful about single-use plastics

Atlantic Canadians among most mindful about single-use plastics

"The awareness in the Atlantic is because we are so close to the ocean and so we see the problem, it affects us directly," says Dr. Sylvain Charlebois who led the study.
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