Larry Haiven takes a closer look at the dispute between the Crown Attorneys and the government. “The Premier and the attorney general are spreading key misconceptions, fed by the public’s (and the media’s) unfamiliarity with the process and economics of collective bargaining. To be sure, these matters can be complicated. But that’s no excuse,” he writes.
Press release; Cuba’s ambassador to Canada described it as “the most important [academic event] held outside Cuba” to consider the state of the Cuban Revolution after its first 60 years. And “The Cuban Revolution at 60” — last week’s major international conference at Dalhousie University in Halifax — lived up to its billing.
Talks between the Town of Shelburne and a group advocating for clean water access for a Black community within town limits appear to have broken down completely. It’s a sad story. Here’s hoping there’s a way out of the impasse.
Three separate tenants are all hit with huge rent increases that go in effect in March. They’re on welfare, they’re friends, and there’s no way they can afford to stay. “this is also a story that illustrates how the life of an income assistance recipient can at any time take a turn for the worse,” writes Kendall.
PSA>: Coffin Skate Shop is excited to announce that we will be hosting a queer holiday market and clothing swap on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019.
Our aim is to centre LGBTQ+ vendors and provide a platform where they can showcase art that may not be found at your typical holiday market.
Very pleased to post the brief but well-argued Save our Seas and Shores submission in response to the Northern Pulp proposal to dump its effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait. “Northern Pulp’s focus report reads as if they are dumping into pristine waters, rather than the deeply degraded fragile ecosystem the Northumberland Strait and Gulf of St Lawrence have now become in 2019,” write Mary Gorman and Percy Hayne.
Lisa Cameron takes a closer look at the increase in self-checkout machines in Nova Scotia stores. Turns out there are a lot of downsides.
With Remembrance Day approaching, Raymond Sheppard wants us to reflect on the case of Lionel Desmond and all the soldiers who struggle with PTSD and racism without meaningful support from the Canadian Forces.
Alex Kronstein reviews I Am Skylar, a short directed by Rachel Bower, about a young transgender woman from Cape Breton.