Some 200 people gathered in front of Halifax City Hall this morning to demand a moratorium on the evictions of unhoused people all across urban HRM.
Despite the climate emergency the three main federal parties aren’t clearly in favour of ending oil and gas activities in the Nova Scotia offshore by the end of 2022.
Today I ask the 330,000 Canadian Jews to think about “repairing the world.” We have to start with examining our role in supporting what Israel is doing to the Palestinians. The progressive world’s gaze is now fixated on opposing settler colonialism, and fighting racism and inequality. It is Jews’ responsibility to force Israel to end its illegal and brutal occupation of Palestinians’ lands.
Kendall Worth on his hope to work with Premier Tim Houston and Minister Karla MacFarlane on making things better for Nova Scotians who experience living in poverty.
Media release: Valent Legal recently filed two civil lawsuits with the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia against a Wendy’s restaurant (the Defendant) located in Sydney, Nova Scotia. The lawsuit alleges that Wendy’s was negligent in failing to protect female employees from repeated sexual assaults by a supervisor.
Activists with Extinction Rebellion are determined to stop the aerial application of glyphosate-based herbicides in Colchester County. That’s why they have set up several encampments in woodlots set to be sprayed sometime between now and September 30. We speak with one of the forest defenders.
PADS Community Network and housing workers discovered this morning that an entire floor of a hotel that is currently used to shelter unhoused people will be evicted tomorrow morning. The Comfort Inn in Dartmouth says that the city has long known that these rooms were unavailable and booked by other clients, but the city did not warn anyone currently housed there.
The brutal evictions of unhoused people initiated by Halifax police on August 18 are slowly disappearing from the headlines, and from the general public’s minds. Thankfully, the push back continues.
Today, concerned citizens are camped out on several forested sites approved for aerial spraying with glyphosate-based herbicides, including sites near Otter Brook and Halfway Brook in Colchester County.
Media release: The Child Welfare Advocacy Coalition (CWAC) is a new, community-based organization committed to advocating loudly and independently to the public and government for a radical, progressive approach to child welfare.