A sad story about a wonderful store and geeky kids’ safe place that needs our help.
Matt Whitman should resign. Also, it’s not for white people to forgive him.
Any time police conduct a street check that information ends up in a database. We wondered how secure that data is, and discovered that Halifax Regional Police (HRP) is not very helpful.
If high speed internet access in rural Nova Scotia is a “basic right,” what about access to a phone? Oh wait, no votes there…
A popular elementary school teacher in North Preston was recently fired for unknown reasons, and last week a group of parents rallied at the school board offices in Burnside to express their displeasure. Now an impressive video by former student Kardeisha Provo adds the voices of several former students to those of the parents. The students have nothing but praise for her.
Friendships ending is never easy, but it is extra difficult if you need help understanding what may be obvious to others.
We are delighted to present South Shore poet Alice Burdick’s Distraction poem, about Facebook, cats, crow videos and more.
This weekend we present Women of Substance, a documentary about women and addiction shot by director Nance Ackerman. As everything by Ackerman this short film is full of warmth and telling little details. “Everybody has the ability to stand up and say I am a person, I am not that addiction.”
Workers at the provincial Maintenance Enforcement Program, the people who make sure court-ordered child support payments are not being dodged, are too busy to do a good job, a former employee charges.
Calvin Lawrence, a former Black police officer who served with Halifax City Police in the sixties and seventies, has been following the discussion about carding from his current residence in Ottawa. He’s not happy with the Chief’s stance, and draws on his own experiences as a cop on the Gottingen and Gerrish beat to explain why.