After a judge struck down a challenge of the injunction on public gatherings last month, calling the matter “moot,” a non-profit organization is determined to have their day in court. The injunction was used as justification to ticket and arrest demonstrators at a Free Palestine caravan rally in Halifax’s south end.
With the election season in full swing, it is time for another round of the Wellness Within Election Toolkit. Here are some questions for provincial MLA candidates when they arrive at your doorstep, or call. You can also email/facebook/tweet these questions to them!
The P.C. candidate vying for former Premier Stephen McNeil’s seat is facing scrutiny following comments made that sought to threaten and intimidate cyclists.
Michael William McDonald: Despite what we were told, Mi’kmaw people lived in permanent village settlements.
Child Care Now Nova Scotia recognizes that the funding agreement between the federal government and Nova Scotia government is monumentally significant. Child Care Now Nova Scotia’s thoughts can be summed up as: “They heard us! Now let’s build that universal child care system together.”
As journalists navigate a scandalous story affecting the highest office in our province, remember that most everyone reading or listening to your coverage has been affected by alcoholism. Maybe some are battling alcoholism themselves. Reporters should keep this in mind as we seek accountability. Nova Scotians grappling with substance abuse are watching how we talk about this, and may make the difference between speaking up and seeking help, or suffering in silence.
During the first wave of the pandemic, an Acadia University research team conducted a survey of three groups of essential workers in Nova Scotia — long-term care workers, retail workers and teachers. When asked if the media focused on the most important issues of their work, 69 per cent of participants responded “no” versus 31 per cent who said “yes.”
A quick story and some photos of last Wednesday’s vigil in downtown Halifax in remembrance of the Palestinians killed by the Israeli airstrikes. Just to put it on the record.
Judy Haiven: We are at the point that Jewish Canadians have to decide whether or not to be on the right side of history – the side that supports human and civil rights for Palestinians.
Letter: How many more Palestinians should be killed by the Israelis before the Canadian government will speak up against the genocide being committed by the apartheid Israeli state?