The provincial government is only halfheartedly supporting Black History Month in PEI, says a resident. The Black community on the Island could really use the help. ““The white islanders here need to hear that this is a community that is important and vibrant.”

Laura MacNutt, who has a Masters degree in Architecture, did work for Acadia University that she feels she still owns. Acadia doesn’t think so. Now she is fighting the university in court, and she stands to lose tens of thousands of dollars if she doesn’t win her appeal. She can’t afford a lawyer so she represents herself. Maybe the stakes are too high.

Councillors on the Halifax Transportation Committee are recommending that the bus pass discount pilot project be expanded. The program allows low income Haligonians to buy a bus pass for half the price. Some say access to transportation is a basic necessity, and the City could do much better.