As a rule, the Nova Scotia Advocate is a place for my writing alone. But rules need to be broken once in a while, so here is an op-ed by the HTU leadership about the importance of journalism and the foolishness of Mark Lever, lightweight Herald CEO.
A recently launched interactive map shows the realities of environmental racism in Nova Scotia. It’s the work of the ENRICH project, the group around Ingrid Waldron that for years now has been hammering away at this very important issue.
It’s Too Big, this week’s featured documentary, makes a convincing case against the biomass plant in Point Tupper. It’s short (just 10 minutes), it’s made by volunteers under the guidance of ACALA TV in Antigonish, and it’s very good.
It’s been seven weeks since Chronicle Herald newsroom workers launched their defensive strike. It doesn’t look like it will end soon.
It’s a familiar story. Chronicle Herald workers walk the picket line while scabs are doing their jobs. Something is out of balance here, and anti-scab legislation would help to fix that.
The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour is joining the consumer boycott of Herald advertisers. That’s a lot of consumers…
Matthew arrived at Emerald Hall, a locked unit at the Nova Scotia Hospital, when he was 19 years old. Now he is 31, still there, too heavily medicated, and his mother wants him out of there. Now Matthew is hinting that he is being mistreated.
After six weeks on the picket line Chronicle Herald newsroom workers are intensifying their efforts to get management back to the bargaining table.
The Department of Natural Resources does a major flip-flop on its forest certification practices in Western Nova Scotia. Not good, say environmentalists.