The group Queer Arabs of Halifax and its allies want an immediate ban of the Tel Aviv Tourism booth from the Halifax Pride community fair because its presence alienates Arabs and people of colour. Halifax Pride wants to wait until after this year’s Pride events to make any decisions.
Shell Canada and other large energy corporations basically get their way with our oceans, regulation is a farce and risks are ignored. That’s the opinion of a new South Shore organization, the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia. It has some suggestions on how to fix the problem.
Poverty activist Kendall Worth on the urgent need to talk about the link between mental health and poverty.
The recent government’s redesign of employment services was bad for African Nova Scotian communities, says Charla Williams, who has worked in the field for a lifetime. Some organizations are now no longer active, others lost their independence, all to the detriment of a community that desperately needs these supports.
North End condos are standing empty. These same condos are pushing long time residents out of their neighborhood. Acorn Nova Scotia says, why not rent them out for a rent people can afford?
Rocky Jones reflects on his many encounters with racism and how it affected him.
Tired of waiting for repairs and tired of promises, public housing tenants in Spryfield and elsewhere are talking about a rent strike.
How racist planning shaped the development of the north end and how the influence of the development industry over city is preventing meaningful action to reduce gentrification in the neighborhood.
In this op-ed Sherry Costa of Independent Living Nova Scotia argues that the Halifax regional School Board restore funding for a successful transition program for youths. There is a good business case, and most importantly, it is the right thing to do.
Updated July 5th to reflect government response. KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Highly qualified people with deep roots in marginalized communities are…