We revisit last year’s cuts to long term care facilities in Nova Scotia. Things are bad, staff tell the Nova Scotia Advocate. The food sucks, homes are understaffed and staff is overworked. Even rec programs are being downsized. Warning, this is a very scary story!
The government is slowly killing public libraries in rural Nova Scotia, just so it can save a tiny little bit of money. We talk with four chief librarians and the future looks awfully grim.
Judy Haiven on austerity in Nova Scotia and why we should take look at workers’ conditions in Western Europe, rather than always look southward.
At least two years of long term care budget cuts are making their presence felt. Layoffs at the Port Hawkesbury Nursing Home are making it even harder to provide proper care to its residents, says the president of the affected CUPE local. And Port Hawkesbury is only one of the many long term care facilities and nursing homes affected by the cuts.
This weekend’s video is a flashback to the large 2015 anti-austerity protests in Nova Scotia. One thing about the McNeil government going after the film workers is that anti-austerity videos became really slick and professional.
More cuts to the Halifax Library budget while visits and circulation are set to increase doesn’t make sense. It’s time for users and library workers to speak out.