Letter: Postal workers were legislated back to work more than a year ago and have been without a contract for much longer. That’s wrong, writes Michael Keefe.
Press release: Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) is extending congratulations to Colchester County Council for voting to request designation of the French River Watershed as a protected water area under the Nova Scotia Environment Act at its meeting last evening.
Raymond Sheppard meets with IWK officials after he and his grandson were kept waiting at the ER. “I felt and still feel, or should I say I know, that I was passed over because I am African Nova Scotian,” he writes.
Meet the confederate lawn tractor guy, a man who thinks it’s hilarious to ride around Greenwood Heights, a Timberlea subdivision, on top of a riding lawn mower featuring the confederate flag. He posts videos of this on his YouTube channel, and he has a Facebook page. People feel intimidated and are afraid to speak out.
Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh wants more criminal investigations of workplace accidents. “Twenty-two-year-old Brandon Alcorn died from a head injury after he fell from the roof of the Kent Building Supplies store in Dartmouth Crossing on March 13, 2018, and we are now seeing charges laid.
A reminder that our Community Climate Meeting is this Sunday, Feb 2, at 2pm at St Margaret of Scotland Church, 3751 Robie St. (near Leeds St). This is an opportunity to get to know one another and discuss some of the environmental issues we want to take up or are already involved in.
On this bitterly cold afternoon some 20 people gathered at the Grand Parade to remember the horrific attack three years ago on a Quebec City mosque and the six men who were murdered, Mamadou Tanou Barry, 42, Abdelkrim Hassane, 41, Khaled Belkacemi, 60, Aboubaker Thabti, 44, Azzeddine Soufiane, 57, and Ibrahima Barry, 39.
After a wait of many months Town of Shelburne councillors told local clean water activists that an offer by filmmaker and actor Ellen Page to pay for the drilling of a well to benefit a Black community within Town limits is not viable.
Judy Haiven writes about a senior citizen who is camping out in a Halifax hotel because his public housing apartment at the Gordon B. Isnor Manor is infested with bedbugs.
Wednesday, January 29, 5 PM – 6 PM, Grand Parade, Halifax