A terrible mice infestation turned tenants’ lives into a nightmare. The landlord, the Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority, isn’t really dealing with the problem.
Tim B. went to one of the Community Services First Voice consultations about welfare reform. This is his fascinating report: bad and overworked caseworkers, endless paperwork, and a heartless bureaucracy.
Public libraries in rural Nova Scotia know all about austerity, they have been living it for decades.
This week’s fast paced video is about the lack of affordable housing in Antigonish, and really in all of rural Nova Scotia. Meet Holly, Anne, Jerry, and Fran, and be amazed by their resilience.
Important news for people who receive social assistance and a special needs allowance. There is money to be saved come income tax time!
People, kids, on welfare go hungry in Nova Scotia. Yet the provincial government refuses even to consider a tiny cost of living increase.
The community of Lucasville, founded by Black Refugees, is slowly being erased. A large and smelly equestrian farm is the latest nail in its coffin.
Gentrification in Halifax is pushing original residents out and changing the neighborhood, and not for the better. That’s why residents attended a community meeting last week that was all about pushing back.
A documentary on social assistance in Nova Scotia continues to change lives.
Longtime anti-poverty activist Jeanne Fay on her 30+ years of advocacy in Nova Scotia.