Arts Education Media release

PSA: Day of Action to fire the NSCAD Board

On Tuesday July 21 join us for a day of action to Fire the NSCAD Board and Reinstate Aoife!


(POSTPONED because of the heat wave)

Noon rally at NSCAD Fountain Campus with short march in a two block radius: Granville court and cross Duke st., continue south down Granville to Prince st., continue down to Hollis St., back towards Fountain Campus. See map in posts for details.

Raise your voice! Bring protest signs!
Rally participants are encouraged to wear face masks and practice social distancing.


If you are outside of K’jipuktuk (Halifax) or unable to join in-person you can still participate in our day of action!
We will share a list of Six Acts of Resistance in 60 minutes. Stay tuned on Facebook and Instagram for our online action prompts. We will be sharing action prompts closer the day of action.


1. 12:00 – 12:10
Tell the Government what you think!
Send in an e-mail to the Ministers below, telling them that you demand an investigation into the conduct of the NSCAD Board and that Dr. Aoife Mac Namara should be reinstated immediately. If you have already sent an e-mail, resend it and tell them you are still waiting for them to take action!
Hon. Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia:
Hon. Labi Kousoulis, Minister of Labour & Advanced Education:
Hon. Leo Glavine, Minister of Communities Culture and Heritage:
Hon. Justin Huston, Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Aboriginal Affairs and Deputy Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage:
Hon. Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs & Public Service Commission:

2. 12:10 – 12:20
Post a picture of you supporting reinstating Aoife and tag key decision makers and FoN

3. 12:20 – 12:30
Send messages to Board Members (ccing the Ministers from Action#1) asking for their resignation from the Board
Louise Anne Comeau, Chair of the Board:
Sean Kelly, Vice Chair of the Board:

4. 12:30 – 12:40
Post your own Fire the BOG photo and tag key decision makers and FoN

5. 12:40 – 12:50
Call the Department of LAE – request an appointment to meet with the minister on the crisis at NSCAD
Labi Kousoulis, Minister of Labour & Advanced Education
Constituency office: 902-444-8200
Business address: Department of Labour and Advanced Education – Phone: (902) 424-6647

6. 12:50 – 1:00
Join us in our Zoom room where people can log in and hold up their protest signs!

Check Facebook event for up to date information