Kendall has a birthday wish.
It is unacceptable that Nova Scotia has one of the lowest minimum wages in the country, and that Nova Scotia is the only province where child poverty rates are rising.
Kendall Worth on yet another case where a caseworker doesn’t believe a doctor’s diagnosis and special diet recommendation. Keep in mind that these doctors who write the special notes have gone to school seven or more years of their lives to study to become doctors! Why do we have a system where this needs to happen?
Bell’s affordable internet program is only for families who receive the child tax credit. This is not enough to bridge the digital divide! This Wednesday July 10th, ACORN members and allies will participate in a rally to urge Bell to bridge the digital divide by offering all low-income individuals $10/month internet.
A singe mom on income assistance faces a huge rent increase and may have to leave the neighborhood she likes and the city where she has a support system. A common story! Kendall Worth reports.
Community Services giveth and Community Services taketh away. The tiny increases people on income assistance will get next year may push them over the Poverty Reduction Credit threshold. The department says it doesn’t yet know what to do about it, or how many people will be affected.
Canada Day causes Kendall to think about the stigma of poverty and how to handle unwelcome encounters with overly curious acquaintances.
Rooming houses are disappearing in Halifax, and negative media coverage of this crucial type of affordable housing has contributed to its disappearance, says professor Jill Grant.
We like to tell good news stories, and this one by Kendall Worth you don’t want to miss. A young woman on income assistance gets to go to university, and she credits the free bus pass as the reason it all got started.
A poem by Chad Norman about the men of the N.C.A, and others as well, dressed in whiteness, the little fellas with big hatreds. Donald, Jared, Andrew, Jason, Doug, and even Stephen…