A few heartwrenching and rare photos taken during a recent fact-finding visit to East Coast prisons by members of the Senate Committee on Human Rights. Many more on the Senate of Canada website.
News release: Please join Women’s Wellness Within for our first ever Annual General Meeting on Wednesday April 25, 2018.
Warren (Gus) Reed, together with five others, filed a complaint about inaccessible washrooms in restaurants with the NS Human Rights Commission almost two years ago. He’s still waiting for some kind of resolution. We talk with Reed about why the delays, and what he would do to change that. It’s about way more than not having enough resources.
Alex Kronstein is asking organizers of this September’s Atlantic Abilities Conference to uninvite keynote speaker Temple Grandin. Here is why.
Safe streets activist Martyn Williams takes a closer look at the flawed and dangerous crosswalks in Halifax and elsewhere in the province. Crosswalks here have many inherent dangers – wide four or even five lane crosswalks with high overhead lights which are sometimes not seen by drivers, signalized intersections where traffic has a green light to turn left into the road which has the walk sign on, right turns on a red, and crosswalks which have overhead lit signs but no flashing lights. It doesn’t have to be this way.
Media release: A series of “Lights for Lucy” solidarity vigils in support of Lucy Francineth Granados are taking place across Canada on April 10th, from Lucy’s home neighbourhood in Montreal, Quebec to Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.
Folks deeply unhappy about the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission rallied in front of its office on Spring Garden Road this morning.
News release by Equity Watch: We are here today picketing the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission for its many problems, failures and disappointments. These constitute a gross disservice to the people of Nova Scotia.
Sure a bus will kneel, but once on the bus a wheelchair can give you a rough ride. New contributor Paul Vienneau writes on how he has been working with Halifax Transit to fix that, and how a trip to Disney World made him realize that a solution is out there.
Media release: Failing to make domestic violence leave paid leave allows a major barrier to remain for Nova Scotia women who need to flee violent homes says Unifor.