Teachers and researchers at the Dalhousie University’s School for Resource and Environmental Studies weigh in on the proposed changes to Bill 4, the BioDiversity Act
Patricia Neves of Inclusion Nova Scotia explains why she opposes Bill C-7, the terrible law that views a person’s disability as a reason to terminate life and essentially equates disability to suffering.
After management fired long-term care nurse Tevin Crawford in apparent retaliation for raising health and safety issues, workers at Truro’s Wynn Park Villa are getting close to winning major workplace improvements. Lisa Cameron follows up on an earlier story.
The pandemic has exposed the disastrous result of government cuts to vital investments, especially in health care and long-term care. Does the latest budget undo the damage? Dr. Christine Saulnier looks at three key areas that are in urgent need of sustained investments.
“Mr. Porter, my son has not eaten for 18 days. It is ludicrous that it takes these extreme measures to (not) even get a meeting. I hope you will forgive me for my language; surely you can imagine that I am feeling quite emotional about this.”
Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Danny Cavanagh on the good and the bad in today’s provincial budget.
Letter: The individuals we leave our children with daily have a huge impact on their lives. They shape their little minds and their little souls. They make them happy, teach them so many things and are their shoulder to cry. Not only are they changing their lives today, but they’re impacting an entire generation for our province. It’s terribly disappointing to realize these crucial human beings are making such little money.
After street checks were determined to be illegal in October 2019, Mark Furey, the Justice minister at the time, put a stop to the practice. Case closed, you might think. Time to move on. Unfortunately no, says Vanessa Fells of the African Nova Scotian Decade for People of African Descent Coalition (ANSDPAD).
After committing to meeting Jacob Fillmore yesterday, minister Chuck Porter changed his mind and quickly left town this morning.
The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour along with the Canadian Labour Congress and other provincial and territorial federations of labour have joined forces to push back against Uber and it’s self‑serving proposal for Flexible Work+ dangerous, undermining and offensive to the rights and dignity of workers.