Media release: On October 2, dozens of protests outside of MP offices from coast to coast will disrupt business-as-usual, demanding that the Canadian government reject the $19 billion purchase of 88 new fighter jets.
“It’s not every day I get to listen to eight local political wannabes—full of fury, full of testosterone and frankly, full of themselves.”
I see you, I hear you, I just no longer believe you, writes Carol Millett.
PSA: Unknown individuals are placing unattributed adhesive stickers around Halifax that promote conspiracy theories and foment hatred toward vulnerable groups, especially using COVID-19 as a starting point. Independent Jewish Voices condemns this spate of hate and is calling on people of good will to report these affronts so that we can monitor their proliferation and messages and take measures to stop them.
Press release: Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-NS applauds the Council and urges it to stay the course.
Questions around the relationship between the spread of Covid and class sizes caused these mathematics professors to run some simulations. The model made a very surprising prediction: as class sizes go up, the negative impacts of COVID-19 go up exponentially faster. The worst scenario, by a wide margin, was the 30:1 ratio in the primary school setting.
Raymond Sheppard: The details of this initiative are few and the communities of those most affected by racism and Injustice should know more of the details and the plan of action. For example, what power will be invested in this committee to make the necessary binding recommendations? Is there a plan to implement those recommendations?