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.

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.