PSA: The Tetra Society of North America and Venus Envy Halifax are seeking volunteers for an exciting new project focusing on adaptations and innovations to create more accessible sex practices for the disability community.
Press release: Civil society organizations across the country, along with leading doctors, health policy experts, and labour leaders, are sounding the alarm about the possibility of hundreds of thousands of people not being vaccinated against COVID-19 because of their immigration status.
Press release issued by Wellness Within: “Bill 22, which will allow for the removal of mandatory minimum sentences for some offences and the partial decriminalization of substance use, is simply inadequate, and will not meaningfully address the overpolicing and overincarceration of people who use drugs nor prevent overdose deaths. We join with other advocates in demanding the full abolition of mandatory sentences, decriminalization of all drugs, and respect for the autonomy of people who use drugs. “
Press release: Tenants at the apartment complexes in Spryfield are living five people to a room because ceilings are caving in, families and seniors are going without heat, and have been living with bed bugs for years.
Press release: A coalition of community organizations are demanding that the new premier rescind the $5 million “investment” that Stephen McNeil announced for Sandpiper Ventures on February 5, 2021, and invest that money towards increasing capacity at women’s shelters and improving the affordability of childcare in the province.
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Press release: Charged with “refusing to leave private property [the MacDonald bridge] when instructed to do so,” the defendants argued that their actions were justified to avert a greater emergency – the climate crisis.
On Wednesday, February 17th, ACORN will be holding events in nine cities across the country releasing results from a nationwide survey and report to understand the experiences of consumers of high interest loans (Loans with interest rate from 25% – over 500%), especially when they are taken out online.
PSA: Support the Bryony House workers who want to maintain their seats on the Board of Directors. For this to work, we need tangible solidarity action from labour unions, community groups, businesses, individuals and beyond. We are on a very tight timeline.
Press release: On 3 February 2021, Kathy Laird, a long-time human rights activist and former CEO of the Ontario Human Rights Legal Support Centre, appeared on an Equity Watch webinar touting the benefits of Ontario’s tripartite human rights regime for Nova Scotia.