There’s lots wrong with Wednesday’s efforts by the city to push the unhoused out of sight, but there is hope in the way its citizens’ responded, writes Brooklyn Connolly.
Brooklyn Connolly: “Now, with weeks to go before the 2021 school year begins, it seems that a safe return is the latest task to be ignored. Perhaps this is because making a plan means addressing its years of non-action, the ones that money could have solved: if only that new school was built, if ventilation was replaced, if teacher’s concerns hadn’t gotten lost.”
Brooklyn Connolly on the UN’s IPCC report on the climate crisis and what it means for Nova Scotia. “While Nova Scotia has among the strongest climate targets in the country, it lacks a climate plan to ‘back it up’.”
Journalist Brooklyn Connolly speaks with Chris Miller and others about the significance of the sighting of the rare leatherback sea turtle feeding in the waters off Owls Head Provincial Park. “When you’re working so hard to try and do something like protect Owls Head, just a moment for nature to look back at you and say ‘yeah’ – I think that’s really important,” says Katherine Martin of the Canadian Sea Turtle Network.
Reporter Brooklyn Connolly takes a closer look at the attorney general’s finding that after four years the province still has not acted on several recommendations to strengthen the protection of endangered species.
2020 will be the year that the provincial department of education will see its inclusion policies challenged in practice by the pandemic. Parents fear that it will not pass the test. Brooklyn Connolly reports.