In this second and final part of a series Lily Barraclough continues to tell the stories of some of the queer activists inside Nova Scotia’s environmental movement. Meet climate and queer rights activist Sabrina Guzman Skotnitsky and Naomi Bird, a two-spirited Cree person.
The secretive sale of the former Bloomfield Centre shows once again that stopping gentrification and creating affordable housing is not a priority in this city, or indeed, this province.
In this first of a two-part series Lily Barraclough sets out to tell the stories of some of the queer activists inside Nova Scotia’s environmental movement. Meet school strike organizer Julia Sampson and forest defender Nina Newington.
Abbie Lepage: “Representation matters. If you can see it, you can be it. So why is it that despite health professionals widely agreeing about the importance of breast feeding representations of breastfeeding in the local media are so scarce?”
Kendall Worth: It is safe to say that the ESIA transformation is a major broken promise by our current Liberal government because even though some change has happened, the change that happened was very little.
Raymond Sheppard: Since our August Black Human Rights Matter rally I have been contacted by 32 African Nova Scotians who all give the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission a failing grade.
PSA: On January 18th, 2021 we want to honour the life and legacy of MLK. His advocacy and the tireless efforts of Civil Rights Activists included protests, but also a message of hope for the future. This MLK day, our panelists will discuss the importance of being resilient during times of difficulty and maintaining hope for a better future.
The Home Energy Assistance Top-up (HEAT) Fund supports Nova Scotians in need with home heating cost during the winter months. For over 20 years, this program has helped keep thousands of individuals and families across Nova Scotia warm during the winter.
Free voice mail is like a ‘phone without a phone’. People can have a life line for maintaining contact with potential landlords, employers, service providers, health professionals, friends and family.
The Visitor, a poem by Truro poet Lenora Steele about her friend Effie.
Effie is not
homeless, she has a room and a
kitchenette, a shared toilet, the landlord
is on a first name basis with
her social worker, Effie’s rent goes
straight to him.