News release: The ACE (Advocates for the Care of the Elderly) Team is very concerned that the government is not taking seriously the recently revealed requirements by some nursing homes for residents or would-be residents to have a doctor in order to stay in a nursing home or to be admitted.
Thought we were done? Think again! Halifax youth will plug into the world again this Friday. “We haven’t gone away. We’re just getting started!” —Julia Sampson, Grade 12 student at Citadel High. Halifax students will be part of the next global climate strike this Friday, November 29
PSA: Africna NOva Scotian firefighters have been struggling against racism in the Fire Service for over tow decades. Hear their story and explore how it relates to similar problems across HRM business units.
On Monday, November 25, Paul Jenkinson, who recently ended a 30-day hunger strike will, along with the Grace Jollymore Arts Centre, host a public discussion about how the climate crisis will affect food security and what we must do about it, followed by a Q&A about the climate crisis hunger strike with fellow hunger strikers and XR coordinators.
The Bus Stop Theatre is hosting its annual holiday gift basket auction.
Margaret Kimberley’s talk takes place on the occasion of the Halifax International Security Forum. She will address the need for a strong anti-war movement on the left, the importance of building an anti-war Black grassroots struggle, and the intersections of race, war, poverty, and imperialism.
The U.S.-based Halifax International Security Forum (HISF), known to the anti-war movement as the Halifax War Conference, returns to Halifax for the 11th year in a row from November 22 to 24. Every year, this event brings warmongers and war criminals, and their handmaidens, to plan further aggression against the peoples of the world. This is unacceptable. Join in actions to get Canada out of NATO, Make Canada a Zone for Peace and reaffirm that Halifax is “No Harbour For War”!
PSA: An opportunity to speak with the Nova Scotia Barristers Society (NSBS) Council, the governing body of Nova Scotia’s legal profession. Learn about the Society’s role and discuss the importance of inclusion in improving ways to accommodate the disability community.
Twelve groups and organizations throughout Canada including No One Is Illegal – Halifax/K’jipuktuk (NOII-Hfx) have issued an open letter in solidarity with an undocumented family in Waterloo, Ontario facing deportation to Guatemala. Ahead of tomorrow’s expected post-election cabinet shuffle, they call on the Trudeau government to let the family stay in Canada.
PSA: Around the world housing (and in Halifax!) affordability and communities are in crisis as residential real estate is now a financial commodity for wealth investments and pension funds valued at about 3 times the global GDP.