Alex Cooke
Online producer/reporter

Alex Cooke joined the Global News team in April 2021.

Originally from Yarmouth, N.S., she has been living in the Halifax area for 10 years. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) at University of King’s College in 2016 and has since worked in a number of newsrooms in Halifax, including The Canadian Press, CBC News, and NEWS 95.7.

When she’s not chasing stories or doing interviews, you can find Alex exploring Nova Scotia, playing video games and watching movies.

July 28, 2021 8:14 am
Play video: New report calls on N.S. government to legislate paid sick leave
New report outlines ‘urgent need’ for permanent paid sick leave in Nova Scotia

A new report from researchers at Acadia University is calling on the Nova Scotia government to implement permanent, paid sick leave legislation for all employees. While paid sick leave has long been a big discussion in the labour rights movement, the report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives said COVID-19 has “intensified” the calls…

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