Elizabeth McSheffrey is an award-winning journalist from Ottawa and a proud new resident of the Maritimes.
She joined the Global News team in Halifax in the fall of 2018 after working as an investigative reporter on Parliament Hill for the National Observer.
Elizabeth graduated from Carleton University’s journalism program with high honours in 2012. Since then, she has reported from four Canadian provinces, and seven countries in Central America and Africa. She has also worked as a media trainer for Journalists for Human Rights.
When she’s not filing access to information requests online, Elizabeth enjoys playing volleyball, finding new ways to cook with the same five ingredients and listening to musical theatre on repeat.
Follow her on Twitter at @emcsheff.
Dean Kelsie is the accused shooter in the murder of Sean Simmons in the north end of Dartmouth on Oct. 3, 2000. Continue reading →
The CN Bridges Rehabilitation Project closed off a portion of Quinpool beginning on April 1. Continue reading →
Justice Laurie Halfpenny-MacQuarrie delivered her ruling at Halifax Provincial Court on Wednesday, finding that Const. Laurence Gary Basso had assaulted Patrice Simard. Continue reading →
Thirty-eight-year-old David Farrell appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court on Tuesday, where Crown attorney Jennifer Mickelson told a judge there was insufficient evidence for a conviction. Continue reading →
The grandmothers occupied the Alton Gas site in April as part of an ongoing Indigenous and environmental campaign to protect the land and water from developments that could harm the ecosystem. Continue reading →
Residents discussed the fate of the Cornwallis statue, which was removed from the park bearing its name in January last year. Continue reading →
A police statement describes the status of the man’s injuries as “not known at this time.” Continue reading →
Indigenous women across Atlantic Canada told Global News that it’s hard to accept that after years of heartbreak and grueling testimony little will come out of the report released on Monday — at least in the near future. Continue reading →
The federal justice department launched FILU in August 2016 as part of a four-year, $16.17-million commitment to programs and community-based organizations that provide specialized victim services for MMIWG families. Continue reading →
The event, called the Amazing (North End) Race, was organized to help children from the North End get active and engaged in their neighbourhood. Continue reading →
Geoff Cwiklewich, who specializes in letterpress and block printing, first encountered the craft when he moved from Alberta to Halifax five years ago. Continue reading →
Halifax Regional Police say the driver of the motorcycle sustained non-life threatening injuries and is currently in hospital receiving treatment. Continue reading →
The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction. Continue reading →
The inking extravaganza is about more than getting new body art — over the past 13 years, it has helped destigmatize tattoos in common culture. Continue reading →
The high school ultimate season runs from spring until fall and the next big tournament will be an outdoor, seven-on-seven championship in June. Continue reading →