Kendall Worth recently went door to door in Halifax Chebucto with Gary Burrill, MLA and leader of the Nova Scotia NDP. They were looking for support for the petition against the EI clawbacks. “It was a great day out and there was lots of support at the doors,” Kendall writes.
Today was the sad anniversary of the Chronicle Herald strike. Newsroom workers and supporters are as determined as ever to get a fair deal. “We are not going to cave in. This is about quality journalism and quality jobs, and if we want that we need to fight for it.”
“To have a roof over your head and to not go hungry are fundamental human rights,” NDP leader Gary Burrill told the Nova Scotia Advocate to explain the party’s proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act. Lawyer Claire McNeil tells us why this would be a very significant change, and one that is long overdue.
Some ordinary people fighting environmental hazards in their backyards, and a bunch of students as well, showed up at the start of the fall session at Province House, and they aren’t very happy with the Liberal government.
A bigger and better Local Xpress, the prospects of a very lengthy strike, and the price the NDP pays for their principled boycott.
If only the NDP were in power, these would be the things it would do this Spring, said Gary Burrill at a press conference at Province House this morning.