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Changing public perceptions of mental illness
4 months ago

Changing public perceptions of mental illness

By  •  Feature

Allison Garber was diagnosed in her early 20s, with obsessive-compulsive disorder and general anxiety disorder. Garber was a university-educated, middle-class woman working a prestigious internship in Toronto. On the inside,… Continue Reading Changing public perceptions of mental illness

Vanishing City Hall
5 months ago

Vanishing City Hall

Dale Bass started her 45-year journalism career in 1973 at the London Free Press. She remembers a bustling newsroom of 185, with two or three city hall reporters. Bass would sometimes be… Continue Reading Vanishing City Hall

The worrisome 13 per cent
2 years ago

The worrisome 13 per cent

By Francesca Handy for The Signal

Midafternoon on a Tuesday, the food court in Scotia Square shopping centre in Halifax is full of people sitting alone. Professionals working in the area… Continue Reading The worrisome 13 per cent