The last weir, this weekend’s video, is a beautiful and heart wrenching documentary on the end of weir fishing in the Bay of Fundy.
$5.15 for a monthly transit pass for people living in deep poverty. Calgary just did it! What about Halifax?
Tireless activist Lynn Jones talks about racism in Nova Scotia, her times in the union and the CLC, the 122 day occupation of the employment centre on Gottingen Street, and much more.
Ad Astra Comix, the Canadian publisher of comics with social justice themes, is traveling across North America to foster a community of political comics artists, writers and readers. On Thursday they visit Halifax.
Poverty activist Kendall Worth suggests people need to become more vocal if they want to see changes to Nova Scotia’s mental health system.
Video of the 1989 Halifax Pride march. A march, not a parade.
The CBC wrote a story about North Preston that suggests the community is crime-infested. The residents deserve so much better.
HRM’s Municipal Operations unit is a bad place to work, especially if you’re Black, queer or a woman, says an independent consultant who reviewed the workplace for diversity and inclusion. African Nova Scotians experience harassment and racism, homophobia is a problem, and only 4 percent of the full time workforce are women. Ongoing cutbacks are part of the problem.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers, probably more than any other Canadian union, has asked how its workers can become more socially responsible, greener and more accountable to the citizens who ultimately own Canada Post. I went to an event that the Friends of Public Services and CUPW organized to talk about some of the options.
A great little mini-doc about Jay Aaron Roy, the driving force behind the Cape and Cowl Comics store in Lower Sackville. And a great story behind the making of the short as well.