Andrew Bethune

Andrew Bethune was born in Halifax. After failing to find fortune as a sailor he became a paramedic. He failed to find fortune as a paramedic too. Now he's a writer drawing on a wealth of experience to deliver fascinating stories.


Health care's exhausted pain reliever

The Coast's award-winning cover story of life as a paramedic

Mahone Bay man planning to rebuild family's schooner that sank near Baddeck

The scheme to rebuild the legendary schooner Yankee

A ski hill accident broke Mike Coady's neck. He went and build an excellent life anyway.

Mike Coady broke his neck at 16. A decade later he is finishing law school and raising a son with his wife Chelsea.

Nova Scotia's golden addiction to toxic mining

A deep dig into Nova Scotia's gold mining


Andrew Bethune

Author, Former Paramedic, Journalist, Editor, Sailor