27 years ago the federal NDP snubbed Lynn Jones and the African Nova Scotian community, and today leader Jagmeet SIngh came to the North End public library to apologize for that slight on behalf of his party.
PSA: Support the youth and their voices. Let our youth know it’s always right to speak up! Sunday March 1, 1 PM, at the Halifax Police station on Gottingen.
PSA: As part of a nation-wide Day of Mourning in Canada and the United States, disability rights advocates in the Halifax area will be holding a vigil on Sunday, March 1, 2020 to honor the lives of disabled people murdered by their families and caretakers.
PSA: On the heels of a similar event in Mahone Bay that drew 300 people, the Twin Bays Coalition is holding a rally in opposition to the provincial government’s plan to impose industrial scale open net pen fish farming in our waters.
More people will qualify for the NS Child Benefit program, and that’s a good thing. But there is nothing in the provincial budget to improve the lives of people on income assistance and their kids.
On Wednesday February 19th, Erich Burton, an arrestee from the Extinction Rebellion #BridgeOut action in October, arrived at the Halifax Court House flanked by supporters to plead not guilty by reason of necessity. The crown however opted simply to dismiss the case.
This Friday the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour (NSFL) is presenting a panel discussion and forum to build closer ties among environmentalists, labour activists, Indigenous land defenders and other activists. We talk with NSFL president Danny Cavanagh and panelist Silver Donald Cameron.
PSA: The Xinka Parliament and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) support and stand in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders, who are resisting the incursion of the Coastal Gaslink (CGL) pipeline on their unceded territory.
On Wear Pink Day some 20 people gathered at Province House to demand that the Liberal government take steps to outlaw bullying and psychological harassment in the workplace..
There will be a screening of There’s Something in the Water at the Truro Cineplex in Millbrook. This screening event is being organized by the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq.