ANSDPAD responds to Count Us In, Nova Scotia’s action plan for the UN’s Decade for People of African Descent
On Tuesday, October 15th, in lead up to Monday’s federal elections, Justin Trudeau spoke at Halifax’s Brewery Market. He was joined by Halifax MP Andy Fillmore. That evening, No One Is Illegal-Halifax/K’jipuktuk (NOII-Hfx) member Stacey Gomez was barred from participating in the event by the Liberal party. NOII-Hfx stands with Ms. Gomez and denounces this undemocratic move by the Liberals.
News release: Extinction Rebellion Nova Scotia issues the following reply to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s defence of climate denialism as a legitimate part of a “for a more robust debate” (the Chamber’s full response also included).
Over the summer the Halifax Coalition to Ban Street Checks has been out talking to people in Halifax about the practice of street checks. In a relatively short period of time, we collected close to 6000 signatures against the racist practice.
Extinction Rebellion Nova Scotia is shocked to learn that just weeks after local students organized a march of 10,000 to call for an end to the destruction of our planet, the Halifax Chamber of Commerce and the Halifax Convention Centre are arranging a speech by the President of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), a climate denialist group that opposes climate action and pushes for the continued growth and expansion of fossil fuel mega-corporations.
Nova Scotia desperately needs a mandatory review process with teeth to review adult deaths in custody. The excellent East Coast Prison Justice Society, together with NS E. FRy societies, will make that case once again tonight at Law Amendments, and they would appreciate your support.
After nearly two years of negotiations with their employer members of the Canadian Union of Labour Representatives (IAMAW Local Lodge 3111 CULR), which represents the majority of staff at the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) have overwhelmingly rejected the most recent offer from the employer and will begin strike action at all offices of the Canadian Labour Congress this Tuesday.
A bit about the constant effort to stop our super generous donor community from shrinking.
PPC: Far-Right,Trump wannabe, Maxime Bernier and the PPC candidates for Nova Scotia are holding a political rally on Friday, Oct. 11, 7pm, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. (Give them a call @ 19024211700)
A rally and book launches are part of the Counter-campaign to the Nova Scotia Gold Show – Oct 18-20, 2019