Eight jobs will leave Nova Scotia, and eight workers, administrators of public dental programs, will be unemployed at the end of the month because the government awarded a bid to an Ontario competitor.
Tenants of Metro Regional Housing in Spryfield are taking charge. They are planning a store, a laundromat, a rec program, and much more. They also want to keep the pressure on their landlord to finally deal with a huge rodent infestation and units in continual disrepair.
Something very much out of the ordinary is happening in Newfoundland and Labrador.
In this guest post economists Mike Bradfield and James Sawler argue that a $15 minmum wage will have negligible inflationary effects. If Premier McNeil really wants a tax policy which directly assists low income Nova Scotians, he should make the provincial tax credits REFUNDABLE.
The government walking away from Bloomfield is a disastrous blow to affordable housing. North End gentrification will continue unabated.
A bigger and better Local Xpress, the prospects of a very lengthy strike, and the price the NDP pays for their principled boycott.
It’s always bad news when members of the same union cross a picket line. It happened in PEI this week.
Gabriel Enxuga is a candidate for city council who puts poverty , free transit, decent and affordable housing front and centre. Nothing wishy washy about his platform.
A victim impact statement by the Pictou Landing First Nation after Northern Pulp pleaded guilty to leaking effluent into the East River in 2014 makes for interesting reading. Government sure lied a lot, and it broke a lot of promises in the last 60 years.
Over 200 people rallied in support of the striking Chronicle Herald newsroom workers. 105 days on the picket line is 105 days too long.