Richard Starr fears that with last week’s fiscal update the NS Liberals seem to be going for a repeat – not so much from what they said, but from what was not said. The update could credibly have been presented as relatively good news, instead of a prelude to the belt-tightening signaled by McNeil.
Neither alumnae, students, faculty or staff think firing popular NSCAD president Aoife Mac Namara was the right thing to do. However, members of the NSCAD Board of Directors, corporate types mostly, with no real connection to the arts community, fired her anyways, for reasons they never divulged.
A good–sized crowd gathered this morning for a moving ceremony at the Grand Parade to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the nuclear annihilation of the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.
Today, 32 organizations and unions in Nova Scotia issued an open letter to Premier Stephen McNeil and his cabinet calling for action to protect the health and safety of migrant workers in the province. The letter also echoes nationwide calls for the federal government to grant permanent residence status for all migrants.
32 organizations and unions in Nova Scotia issued an open letter to Premier Stephen McNeil and his cabinet calling for action to protect the health and safety of migrant workers in the province. The letter also echoes nationwide calls for the federal government to grant permanent residence status for all migrants.
Kendall Worth checks up with William, a man who lives with bipolar disorder, and is relieved to find out that he made it safely through the lock down.
Danny Cavanagh: Economic recovery cannot mean listening to the same old voices. These voices led us to an economy with a widening income and gender gap, heightening rates of poverty and homelessness, increasing violence and inequality, poorly underfunded and inadequate public and social services.
The following letter to the editor, about the firing of NSCAD president Aoife Mac Namara by its board of directors, was published in the Chronicle Herald on Friday July 31, and then, after mere hours, abruptly taken down again.
Annie Bernard Daisley: “You have treated our lives as though we are disposable, that we do not matter. Our lives come and go to you. We are just a number. You took from us and you still do. You do it quietly and secretly. You hide behind inquiries, you hide behind the police force, you hide behind a “knife”, you hide your hate. But we see and feel it.”
The DPAD Coalition has created a petition requesting the House of Commons and Canada formally recognize their active role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, its legacy and apologize to Black Canadians.