Gerianne Hull, who has cerebral palsy, is fighting to get additional home care supports so that she can continue to live an independent life in the community. Leo Glavine, the minister of Health and Wellness, says no, rules are rules. It appears that one of those rules is that you can’t appeal those rules with an independent arbitrator.
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – As we reported in late July, a third party review found widespread anti-black racism at Halifax’ Parks…
$5.15 for a monthly transit pass for people living in deep poverty. Calgary just did it! What about Halifax?
Tireless activist Lynn Jones talks about racism in Nova Scotia, her times in the union and the CLC, the 122 day occupation of the employment centre on Gottingen Street, and much more.
Ad Astra Comix, the Canadian publisher of comics with social justice themes, is traveling across North America to foster a community of political comics artists, writers and readers. On Thursday they visit Halifax.
Poverty activist Kendall Worth suggests people need to become more vocal if they want to see changes to Nova Scotia’s mental health system.
The CBC wrote a story about North Preston that suggests the community is crime-infested. The residents deserve so much better.
HRM’s Municipal Operations unit is a bad place to work, especially if you’re Black, queer or a woman, says an independent consultant who reviewed the workplace for diversity and inclusion. African Nova Scotians experience harassment and racism, homophobia is a problem, and only 4 percent of the full time workforce are women. Ongoing cutbacks are part of the problem.
The Canadian Union of Postal Workers, probably more than any other Canadian union, has asked how its workers can become more socially responsible, greener and more accountable to the citizens who ultimately own Canada Post. I went to an event that the Friends of Public Services and CUPW organized to talk about some of the options.
The group Queer Arabs of Halifax and its allies want an immediate ban of the Tel Aviv Tourism booth from the Halifax Pride community fair because its presence alienates Arabs and people of colour. Halifax Pride wants to wait until after this year’s Pride events to make any decisions.