In Nova Scotia non-unionized workers have to jump through hoops to qualify for pay on Christmas Day. And don’t even think about getting paid for Boxing Day. Judy Haiven explains.
Who really started the current campaign to demonize Rana Zaman? It was none other than the NDP., writes Judy Haiven. The NDP’s slander about her being unacceptable and an anti-semite was picked up by the Jewish establishment. I think the NDP has a lot of explaining to do, she writes.
Judy Haiven takes a look Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board, and finds patronage and some godawful judges.
What all could we do to make Halifax a world class city if we had $20,000,000 to spend? Judy Haiven investigates.
Judy Haiven asks a good question: How can it be that an officially nominated federal candidate gets dragged through the mud; is accused of writing anti-semitic tweets; is then turfed from being a candidate for the NDP – yet wins the most prestigious Human Rights Award in Nova Scotia?
“The fact is that even speaking openly about rebelling against men, against husbands, against fathers, against bosses – can be dangerous. Maybe not a capital offence, but an offence nonetheless—with often violent repercussions,” writes Judy Haiven.
Judy Haiven takes a Lawtons district manager to task for making stores play Christmas music for six full weeks.
Judy Haiven joined striking CN workers on the picket line and writes about the issues at stake and concerns that the workers will be legislated back to work. After all, it happened before.
Judy Haiven spends a say in court, attendiing the case of two police constables accused with negligence in the death of Corey Rogers, a 41 year old man whose crime had been drunkenness in a public place.
Remembrance Day is a punitive holiday day because many Nova Scotians must forego pay. That week your pay cheque will be 20% lighter than it was for a 5-day week.