Raymond Sheppard: “The education system in Nova Scotia continues to fail African Nova Scotian learners. There is very little in this system that reflects our history, perseverance, indomitable spirit, contributions, culture or accomplishments.”
Martyn Williams: “Roads which look and feel like Highways don’t belong in urban areas and will only result in more fatalities involving all road users and no progress with achieving transport diversity and creating enjoyable, liveable communities. We need to figure out a cost effective means of adapting them for use by all.”
Media release: A survey of birds in a forest on public land in Southwest Nova Scotia, slated to be clearcut found 31 species, 25 of which are migratory species protected under the Migratory Bird Convention Act. Birds identified included warblers, vireos, thrushes and finches.
Indigenous people in faraway Labrador face methylmercury poisoning, but never mind, Nova Scotia can claim it’s meeting its green energy targets.
Media release: “A previous nomination meeting on May 1 selected Rana Zaman as the party’s candidate. However on June 20 the federal party removed Ms. Zaman from the candidacy after it emerged that she had written several tweets in August 2018 critical of Israel’s shootings of thousands of unarmed Gazans in the “Great March of Return.”
Op-ed by Community Forests Shelburne County: “We need to see more than just words, since the biggest threat to Nova Scotia’s crown land forests stems from your continued unabated licensing of their wholesale destruction by clearcutting.”
Media release: Carl Gannon Jr, a former national president of the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE), is today announcing his intention to seek the NDP nomination in Sackville– Preston–Chezzetcook.
Kendall has a birthday wish.
CN has changed the dates for its railway herbicide spraying program in Halifax and Nova Scotia, but details remain surprisingly sparse.
A rally at CBC Nova Scotia during the six o’clock news demanding that the CBC host a federal leaders debate on climate change and a Green New Deal for Canada.