How we did in 2020. Thanks, donors!
Judy Haiven on the football stadium that just won’t quit. “Can anybody honestly say that in the wake of the world changing due to Covid, thousands of jobs disappearing possibly forever, and poverty nipping at the heels of many in Halifax that no better use of $20 million could be found?”
Gary Burrill: “The cancellation of the fall session of the House means that a whole series of legislative proposals, including those we in the NDP have ready to bring forward — from paid sick leave, to permanent rent control, to the establishment of a cross-sector, multi-Party Economic Recovery Task Force in Nova Scotia — will not at this time see the legislative light of day.”
We all know Christmas can be a very hard time. At the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network (MLSN), a community organization which works to ensure fair and equitable service for Indigenous people in the criminal justice system, this hardship is witnessed every day.
“Bomb carrying jet makers are clinking their glasses as they hope to bring the fighter jet ‘deal’ to IMP in Enfield, Nova Scotia,” writes Kathrin Winkler. But such fighter jets, armed to kill, are part of the arms dealing pandemic that we can no longer ignore.
News release: Wellness Within, an Organization for Health and Justice, calls for cancellation of Jack the Ripper “game” in Halifax.
Raymond Sheppard with a meditation on family and the need to forgive. “Covid-19 may be keeping us apart but it does not stop us from sealing the cracks in love.”
Press release: It has been almost 8 months since the NS Mass shooting and now NS RCMP sends out this press release which includes a charge against the common-law partner of the gunman. In our opinion the NS RCMP December 4, 2020 press release is like a smoke bomb causing chaos and confusion, a rise in misogyny and victim-blaming.
PSA: Join African Nova Scotian community members for a roundtable discussion about the role of media in contributing to oppression and anti-Black racism.
Wellness Within, an Organization for Health and Justice, responds to the shooting death of a one year old child during a police intervention in Kawartha Lakes, Ontario