Kendall Worth has a nose for good stories, and this is one of them. On the Easter weekend of 2015 Daryl and Darlene met in the QEII emerge, both there for mental health issues aggravated by loneliness and isolation. Now they’re friends and support one another when things get tough. What happened?
Angela Bowden on growing up Black in Nova Scotia. “You do not belong here” became the name of the unfamiliar place where I lived, churning my stomach for as long as I can remember. It was as if I had arrived on a foreign planet and even though I spoke the language of its inhabitants, it still felt forced, unnatural, uncomfortable and entirely unfamiliar.”
It’s been hard to picture the total impact of two side by side massive developments on Spring Garden and Robie, since the two initiatives have been winding their way through the approval process independently. Now, thanks to the hard work of architectural student Hadrian Laing, there is a model that encompasses the entire neighbourhood, its current buildings and the two proposed developments.
Alex Kronstein writes about the use of electroshocks as a disciplinary device at an institution in the States, and how a textbook used at the NSCC that appears to endorse it.
Judy Haiven looks at labour law as it applies to Good Friday and Easter. These things are never simple. Don’t let your boss take advantage of this, either knowingly or unknowingly.
With the recent injunction, the forcible removal of the grandmothers from the river site, altogether the total disregard for Treaty rights, and yesterday the mean-spirited destruction of the straw-bale house, it may look as if the water protectors are fighting a losing battle. However, looks are deceiving, and Alton Gas has its own share of problems.
This year Easter Weekend is going to be different for Jenny and her three friends. Kendall Worth investigates.
Halifax Regional Police (HRP) want a military style armoured vehicle, and there is nothing the Board of Police Commissioners can do about it. Maybe you should give your favourite councillor a call.
I went to the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners meeting this afternoon when it recommended that street checks be suspended.. Afterwards I talked to some members of the African Nova Scotian community who think only a ban is good enough.
The Halifax Regional Police Department (HRPD) wants some $500,000 to buy an armoured vehicle, in what it calls “a logical next step in our critical response to major critical incidents.”