Earlier this year we asked Bridgewater police about the number of sexual assault cases it deemed unfounded, numbers that were very high relative to provincial and national averages. At the time the Deputy Chief of Police told us there was nothing wrong, but somebody should revisit that conclusion now that its own Chief of Police is charged with sexual assault .
We talk with disability activist Gus Reed about (successfully) taking the NS Human Rights Commission to court, and why the Commission appears so reluctant to fight on behalf of people whose human rights have been breached. “I think there is a reluctance to take on tough issues that involve systemic problems. I also don’t think they like to take on the government,” says Reed.
KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Placing the new QEII Community Outpatient Centre in Bayers Lake Industrial Park will create hurdles for many people…
Persons living with developmental disabilities and their advocates feel seriously betrayed by the wishy-washy commitment of Community Services to the execution of the so-called disabilities roadmap.
An anonymous Chronicle Herald reporter does a story on prison conditions and high long distance charges prisoners face without talking to anybody except the Department of Justice spokesperson.
People imprisoned in provincial jails are asking you to sign a petition telling the province to stop a private company from charging prohibitive rates for phone calls.
We are going down memory lane with a short documentary about the forceful eviction of Occupy Nova Scotia from Victoria Park in November 2011.
A sad story about a wonderful store and geeky kids’ safe place that needs our help.
Friendships ending is never easy, but it is extra difficult if you need help understanding what may be obvious to others.
This weekend we present Women of Substance, a documentary about women and addiction shot by director Nance Ackerman. As everything by Ackerman this short film is full of warmth and telling little details. “Everybody has the ability to stand up and say I am a person, I am not that addiction.”