In this op-ed Sherry Costa of Independent Living Nova Scotia argues that the Halifax regional School Board restore funding for a successful transition program for youths. There is a good business case, and most importantly, it is the right thing to do.
Follow-up on our strange story about funding cuts of a program that helps youth with disabilities transition from high school into the community. The Halifax Regional School Board refuses to explain what exactly was wrong with the program, and students and parents are left out in the cold.
A program that helps young persons with disabilities transition into the workforce is being cut by the Halifax Regional School Board. At the root lies the School Board’s unwillingness to deal with bullying by one of its employees, charges the executive director of Independent Living Nova Scotia.
David Ladouceur, tireless union and indigenous rights activist, talks about his ongoing fight to make the workplace and the union more inclusive of indigenous people.
The government walking away from Bloomfield is a disastrous blow to affordable housing. North End gentrification will continue unabated.
Gabriel Enxuga is a candidate for city council who puts poverty , free transit, decent and affordable housing front and centre. Nothing wishy washy about his platform.
10 years after facing misogyny at a Halifax fire station, Liane Tessier will finally get her day in court. Read about her long and exhausting battle to reach this stage.
MLAs of all parties formally ask Community Services to reinstate funding for the NS Association for Community Living.
A recent resident of Valley View Villa, a long term care facility in Riverton, Pictou County, died of a heart attack during a scuffle with a police officer. We know what happened, but questions remain. Could his death have been prevented?
This week’s fast paced video is about the lack of affordable housing in Antigonish, and really in all of rural Nova Scotia. Meet Holly, Anne, Jerry, and Fran, and be amazed by their resilience.