More in our interview series on the state of journalism in Nova Scotia. I talk with APTN’s Angel Moore about doing journalism for a mostly Indigenous audience. “It’s not my job to change preconceptions. It’s my job to tell stories about the community for the community. However, when I’m writing a story, the potential negative comments and the racist comments on social media are always on my mind. I’m very aware and I’m very careful of that.”
“As a proud conscious African Nova Scotian, I honestly and truly believe we have a need and responsibility to recognize and appreciate one another,” writes Raymond Sheppard.
In a few days our government is planning to deport another Somali refugee who never got his citizenship because of government neglect. Abdilahi Elmi came to Canada as a refugee at age 10. At 13, Ontario Child Welfare apprehended Elmi from his mother. At that point child welfare was the only entity that could legally apply for Elmi’s citizenship—it never did.
While many Nova Scotians were preparing to watch the Perseid meteor showers, some 25 Haligonians gathered in a backyard to hear Michael Lynk, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory, discuss what’s going on in Gaza, and in Palestine/Israel.
PSA: Far from protecting Canadians from the danger of war, NATO exercises such as Cutlass Fury 2019 further integrates our country into the U.S. war machine.
After narrowly escaping a potentially fatal accident Alexander Bridge calls for action on a deteriorating road system in rural Nova Scotia.
An interview with Mary Campbell, who runs the Cape Breton Spectator, and is the kind of journalist many civil servants and politicians dread, the kind that keeps on digging and keeps on asking questions.
This interview is the first in a series. There will be more interviews on journalism in Nova Scotia all through the summer.
Media release: “A previous nomination meeting on May 1 selected Rana Zaman as the party’s candidate. However on June 20 the federal party removed Ms. Zaman from the candidacy after it emerged that she had written several tweets in August 2018 critical of Israel’s shootings of thousands of unarmed Gazans in the “Great March of Return.”
Media release: Carl Gannon Jr, a former national president of the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE), is today announcing his intention to seek the NDP nomination in Sackville– Preston–Chezzetcook.
Actor and comedian Cathy Jones believes HRM Mayor and Council aren’t taking citizens’ concerns and best interests into account when making decisions about development approvals, but instead they’re following the developers’ lead.