News release by Friends of the Halifax Common: In return for the School for the Blind land being given to the VG, citizens were promised a fully landscaped Park within a Park -200 trees & 200 parking places, a scented garden and a landscaped path along the block of Tower Road included in the deal. Should this be the new Urban Farm location?
In this video citizen-reporter and poverty activist Jodi Brown meets up with Sarah, a young woman who was in a bad spot when she asked Community Services for help. After stays in a shelter and hotel, Sarah now lives in a North Dartmouth apartment building, and deals with leaking roofs and all kinds of other building troubles. Landlord Metcap Living is in no apparent hurry to fix it.
News release issued by ACORN Nova Scotia: Tenants of 15 Kennedy Drive, and other allies, are rallying outside the Metcap-owned apartment on Friday to demand that the building manager and superintendents show tenants more respect.
Nothing earth shattering. Just a very nice video. Check it out, it’s weekend, you’re allowed to waste five minutes.
The Canada Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) has released information on oil and gas bids detailing lease areas available for 2018 – and these areas directly overlap a large fisheries closure announced in December by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
News release: The BP commissioned rig West Aquarius is now en route to drill offshore, despite not having final approval from the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB).
News release by SEIU Local 2: The Smiling Goat Baristas are still owed thousands of dollars. The owner, Kit Singh, is ignoring phone calls and emails from his current and former employees. Many former workers don’t know where to turn or how to hold Kit accountable.
Our Guysborough correspondent Alexander Bridge reports on a heated Guysborough District council meeting after he and others had the audacity to submit a petition asking for town hall meetings with their elected representatives. I already talk to you at the grocery store, what do we need town hall meetings for, asked one councillor.
News release: Please visit the Acadia Art Gallery over the period April 5th to 12th to see an exploration of the Black Press tradition in Nova Scotia in the small gallery space. The exhibit, put together by recent Acadia graduate Sawyer Carnegie, is titled “The Nova Scotia Black Press Tradition: Resisting through Print.”
Folks deeply unhappy about the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rallied in front of its office on Spring Garden Road this morning.