A member of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) observed at a local Tim Horton’s sporting a large Islamophobic tattoo on his forearm has been identified and is now being investigated by the RCN chain of command.
Two major events dealing with a Green New Deal are scheduled in Halifax this month. We talk to one of the organizers of this Thursday’s town hall about how the two events relate, and where they differ.
A new CCPA report shows that, based on the Cobequid Pass experience, P3 highways cost more and reduce accountability when you compare it to the traditional way of highway construction and maintenance,
Raymond Sheppard looks at environmental racism in Nova Scotia. “It could be concluded that environmental racism is an act of attempted genocide,” he writes.
Judy Haiven attends the human rights tribunal for former firefighter Kathy Symington, and hears more corporate HR jargon in a couple of days than during her entire career teaching HR at St. Mary’s.
Kendall Worth with a reminder that even the smallest things, like buying cleaning supplies, are a challenge when you are on income assistance. And when your trusty old vacuum cleaner dies you’re really screwed.
The way we live
Taking home microaggressions
That we never ask for
From Tired bodies, a poem by Martha Mutale, a poet from Zambia who now lives in Nova Scotia
Last week Mi’kmaw Water Protectors traveled to Antigonish to confront politicians attending the annual meeting of the provincial Liberals about federal efforts to accommodate the Alton Gas Project. Sadie Beaton explains what is going on. Video by Eliza Knockwood included
At last night’s screening of My Week on Welfare in Dartmouth, g=human rights lawyer Vince Calderhead talked about how the much-hyped transformation did not at all make things better for people on income assistance and his fear that special needs allowances will be next.
He also tackles the subject of tactics, don’t waste your time trying to convince bureaucrats, he says.
There is always a reason why a neurodivergent person is a so called flight risk, and wanders off. That obvious observation is too easily lost when solutions such as tracking devices become the focus, writes Alex Kronstein.