More people will qualify for the NS Child Benefit program, and that’s a good thing. But there is nothing in the provincial budget to improve the lives of people on income assistance and their kids.
This Friday the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour (NSFL) is presenting a panel discussion and forum to build closer ties among environmentalists, labour activists, Indigenous land defenders and other activists. We talk with NSFL president Danny Cavanagh and panelist Silver Donald Cameron.
On Wear Pink Day some 20 people gathered at Province House to demand that the Liberal government take steps to outlaw bullying and psychological harassment in the workplace..
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – We don’t know the full context, but this video of cops tackling a Black teenager in Bedford, Nova Scotia, raises questions about unwarranted police violence.
For Juanna Ricketts, shopping at La Senza, a fashion retailer chain with a store in the Halifax Shopping Centre, was something she always enjoyed.
Until she visited the store late last year, that is, when Juanna, who is Black, felt racially profiled. Deeply perturbed by what happened, she has filed a complaint with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.
There have been 12 rockfalls at the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton in the span of three years. Danny Cavanagh, president of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour worries that neither the mine owner nor the Nova Scotia Department of Labour are dealing effectively with safety issues.
Santina Rao, the young Black mother violently attacked by Halifax Regional Police officers in front of her two small children, is set to appear in court tomorrow. Supporters of Santina are asked to attend in solidarity.
It took a long time, but the Town of Shelburne’s predominantly Black community is finally getting the well that the South End Environmental Injustice Society (SEED) had been fighting for.
Last night I attended an excellent panel discussion on the case for reparations to Black communities in Nova Scotia. It’s hard to write about these kinds of things, here is just some of what I heard.
The defacement of the well known Mi’kmaq billboard at the NS-NB border is not an isolated incident. Pockets of Nova Scotia’s social media are abuzz with anti-Indigenous sentiments and the likes of Rebel Media are fanning the flames.