With great sadness, the Nova Scotia Advocate is announcing the sudden passing of Robert Devet, owner, publisher, head writer and editor on Monday September 27, 2021 in Annapolis Royal. For over five years, the Advocate was Robert’s passion and reflected his vision of providing a voice to the many Nova Scotians who were too often ignored.
Savannah Thomas: I never thought I would be ashamed of having my name associated with my former high school; up until today. Considering the recent events of cultural appropriation, racism, and the blatant disregard of the issue by staff I feel it is my obligation to share my story as a Black woman about what really goes on behind the closed doors of Fredericton High.
Ross Gray encountered racism once too often, and he is fully committed to seeing that there are consequences for the perpetrators. He hopes others will follow his example.
Inclusionary zoning allows a municipality to mandate a certain percentage of affordable housing in new developments. With an affordable housing crisis growing more urgent by the day, why don’t we use this tool in Nova Scotia? Stephen Wentzell investigates.