Public libraries in rural Nova Scotia know all about austerity, they have been living it for decades.
“This is a time people are afraid to talk about racism, afraid to talk about racial discrimination, afraid to utter the words systemic discrimination, but we should not be afraid of it. Because it is alive and well in 2016 in Nova Scotia.” A quick report on today’s anti-racism rally.
As a rule, the Nova Scotia Advocate is a place for my writing alone. But rules need to be broken once in a while, so here is an op-ed by the HTU leadership about the importance of journalism and the foolishness of Mark Lever, lightweight Herald CEO.
It’s been seven weeks since Chronicle Herald newsroom workers launched their defensive strike. It doesn’t look like it will end soon.
It’s a familiar story. Chronicle Herald workers walk the picket line while scabs are doing their jobs. Something is out of balance here, and anti-scab legislation would help to fix that.
The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour is joining the consumer boycott of Herald advertisers. That’s a lot of consumers…
After six weeks on the picket line Chronicle Herald newsroom workers are intensifying their efforts to get management back to the bargaining table.
Much of the increase in serious hospital errors is because there aren’t enough nurses, says Joan Jessome, president of the NSGEU.
Cape Breton University is financially stable and talk of faculty layoffs is unwarranted, the president of the Faculty Association charges.
The Chronicle Herald is hiring scabs and not telling the full story. The job postings are interesting though.