Inspired by this weekend’s Brewster Festival, celebrating women’s roles in craft beer companies, Evelyn White profiles one such company, and looks at the deep roots of women brewing beer in our province.
This Sunday, April 28, is the National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job. In 2018 fourteen Nova Scotians died from acute traumatic injuries on the job! Also included is a list of Day of Mourning events as of April 15, 2019.
Some 70 environmentalists from across Nova Scotia rallied at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Halifax while inside senators were conducting hearings on Ottawa’s new Impact Assessment Act, or Bill C-69. Bill C-69 contains legislation that defines how federal environmental assessments are conducted.
Media release: A coalition of fishers, fish plant operators and workers, tourism operators, scientists, environmental organizations and communities will be delivering a message to a Senate committee that is meeting in Halifax this week – the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) can’t be both a regulator and a promoter of offshore oil and gas drilling.
I talk with Shelley Fashan and highlight some of the many excellent movies, shorts and documentaries featured this week at the Emerging Lens film festival.
Nova Scotia Parents for Public Education, along with the group Educators for Social Justice, is kicking off a series of Town Hall meetings across the province with an event for residents of Halifax Regional Municipality to hear from parents, caregivers, educators and the public.
An Ontario judge asked to review new street check regulations in Ontario similar to the ones Nova Scotia is contemplating, found that we’re better off just banning the racist practice.
Corinne Gilroy and Scott Domenie reflect of the SNC Lavalin scandal. “Political hypocrisy—an intractable tension between stated values and political reality—is baked into the guiding philosophy of Canada’s political culture. The Trudeau government’s treatment of women MPs is just one of the latest, most high-profile manifestations of this tension.”
This looks great. The launch of a new CD with recordings of traditional songs of African Nova Scotians, recorded between the forties and sixties. Sunday April 28, 2 PM.
News release: Some great films and shorts coming up later this week, thanks to the Emerging Lens Cultural Film Festival, back for its ninth year! Admission is free, showings all over HRM and even in Truro and New Glasgow.