Historian Daniel Joseph Samson recently spent a day going through the private library of the early-20th-century Cape Breton labour leader J. B. McLachlan at the Beaton Institute. Turns out McLachlan didn’t just read Lenin and Engels, Samson encountered some books he didn’t expect to see there.
“The miners, the spouses and community members who turned their backs on a Liberal MLA were only following in the footsteps of the miners and their families of 1925.,” writes Kendra Coombes.
A new CCPA report shows that, based on the Cobequid Pass experience, P3 highways cost more and reduce accountability when you compare it to the traditional way of highway construction and maintenance,
Halifax – Please join us for a town hall about the proposed Pictou-Antigonish stretch of Highway 104. The two events take place in Antigonish on June 4 and in New Glasgow on June 5.
Judy Haiven attends the human rights tribunal for former firefighter Kathy Symington, and hears more corporate HR jargon in a couple of days than during her entire career teaching HR at St. Mary’s.
Public meeting on Monday May 27 to ensure African Nova Scotian inclusion in the Cogswell redevelopment project.
“What bothers me the most in all of this is that city lawyers advanced this argument that the racist slurs directed at Y.Z. were protected under free speech provisions.” We talk with Equity Watch spokesperson and lawyer Connor Smithers-Mapp about how unions, councillors and management continue to evade the issues of racism, homophobia and misogyny at the City’s workplaces.
When the results of a survey released earlier this year showed stress and burnout levels among teachers to be very high, minister Zach Churchill claimed that things had changed for the better. Now a new survey contradicts that claim.
News release: The NSTU is calling on the government to release a full list of schools across the province where Early Literacy Support teaching positions have been cut.
Here is a bit of a news brief on this year’s May Day rally in Halifax, including a transcribed speech by Stacey Gomez of the Migrant Rights Network. Gomez addresses the case of Daniella, a migrant worker at the Fox Hill Market and Deli on Robie Street in Halifax, who was allegedly subjected to extortion by her employers.