News release:On Friday, March 1, members of international climate uprising Extinction Rebellion (XR) disrupted the Nova Scotia Legislature for three minutes during question period.
News release: Today students are calling on university presidents and the Department of Labour and Advanced Education to address the crisis of rising tuition fees and underfunding of institutions in Nova Scotia.
The Department of Community Services continues to penalize family members, including children, for actions that are entirely out of their control. And it does so despite a Nova Scotia Court of Appeal ruling that called the practice unfair.
Brenda Thompson, author of Poor houses of Nova Scotia, on the only poor house in the province that segregated its residents based on the colour of their skins. Other poor houses did not allow the sexes to mix but allowed African-Nova Scotians and Mi’kmaq to live under one roof with white people. Not in Bridgetown though.
Scott Neigh of Talking Radical interviews Liane Tessier and Judy Haiven on the remarkable success of Equity Watch, the workplace anti-bullying organization that is making a real difference.
Today’s weekend video features a reading of Negro Cemetery, a stunning poem by Halifax poet laureate Dr. Afua Cooper. There is a lot happening here compressed in a just over two minutes.
PSA: Please support the crucial work done by the Bus Stop Theatre, one of the busiest cultural venues in the province. It would be so devastating to lose it!
In a recent letter Sipekne’katik makes a strong case to the UARB about its historic claims on the Alton Gas site and why the UARB rather than the department of Environment should make a decision on the issue of Indigenous consultation with the band.
The mostly Black residents of the Town of Shelburne’s South End community continue to worry about water and they continue to worry about their health. “It’s still affecting the Black community, and it’s still environmental racism,” says Louise Delisle, who’s been fighting for change for a very long time..