This excellent 2013 documentary by Kimberly Smith portrays 14 people in Kings County, in the Annappolis Valey, who struggle to make ends meet. Government as a support is mostly absent.
MLAs of all parties formally ask Community Services to reinstate funding for the NS Association for Community Living.
You’re right, we’re doing a pretty lousy job taking care of public housing tenants, the general manager of the Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority told a group of unhappy Spryfield residents. A follow-up on our last story.
A terrible mice infestation turned tenants’ lives into a nightmare. The landlord, the Metropolitan Regional Housing Authority, isn’t really dealing with the problem.
Tim B. went to one of the Community Services First Voice consultations about welfare reform. This is his fascinating report: bad and overworked caseworkers, endless paperwork, and a heartless bureaucracy.
People, kids, on welfare go hungry in Nova Scotia. Yet the provincial government refuses even to consider a tiny cost of living increase.