We protest, we write letters to members of parliament, we picket, but often we don’t really think it’s going to change things in a real sense. Well, think again, activism was a major force behind the demise of Goldboro LNG.

“Palestine is not just a trend. As Palestine disappears from the news on your phone, Palestine doesn’t disappear. As we speak Israeli settlers are attacking Palestinians, raiding their houses, vandalizing their properties, destroying their graves.” I went to Saturday’s well-attended pro-Palestine rally in Halifax.

Persistent rumors that the city is about to expel unhoused people from the 13 shelters provided by Halifax Mutual Aid have now been confirmed by city staff. Councillors seem to think that’s not a problem.