Kendall Worth on the bad experiences of some people on income assistance who received home care while recovering from surgery.
Many Nova Scotians pride themselves on the friendliness and welcoming attitude of our province. This pride is not always warranted, particularly as it affects low-income mothers and babies, and especially so in rural Nova Scotia, writes Laura Fisher.
You may think that abortion access in Nova Scotia has improved in the last few years. People trying to access pregnancy termination, along with the advocates and health care workers who support them, tell a different story. Laura Slade reports.
PSA: Please join the Dalhousie Black Faculty and Staff Caucus and the Black Cultural Centre for a free public lecture by Dr. OmiSoore Dryden, the new James Robinson Johnston Chair in Black Canadian Studies, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Press release: East Coast Prison Justice Society is calling for a formal Fatality Inquiry into the death of Gregory Hiles last week, after he reportedly attempted suicide at the East Coast Forensic Hospital
Urgent press release: Women’s Wellness Within requests an immediate meeting with Minister of Health Randy Delorey regarding the hanging of Gregory Hiles, found dead in his cell last week at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. We call for a public inquiry into his death and all deaths of people held in provincial custody. We call for the Province to answer the questions raised by Mr. Hiles’ mother Sheila Hiles.
Kendall Worth with more on the ongoing harassment of poor people and people with disabilities by police ans security guards.
Media release: The ACE (Advocates for the Care of the Elderly) Team is very concerned that the eight tragic killings of nursing home residents by Elizabeth Wettlaufer could be repeated outside of Ontario, including Nova Scotia.
Media release: Staff of Avalon Sexual Assault Centre have recruited a replacement board of directors to be elected in September, citing board mismanagement as the driving factor that led to critical problems at the Centre this year, including the closure of the therapy waitlist.
Raymond Sheppard explains why he is organizing a community meeting about the lack of mental health care in North End Halifax in August.