PSA: Some individuals that have experienced this nightmare will be speaking on the failures and shortcomings on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 10 a.m., during a BLACK HUMAN RIGHTS MATTER Rally that will be held on Spring Garden Road in Halifax out in from of the NSHRC offices located at 5657 Spring Garden Road.
Raymond Sheppard: “If you have been racially hurt, either physically or mentally, and feel you have been wronged by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC), you are not alone. There are many people like you across Nova Scotia. The NSHRC is a most powerful entity, but changes are warranted and must be made.”
Free Equity Watch webinar: Disability: A neglected issue in human rights, Wednesday, July 22, 4 pm . Featuring Gus Reed.
Tireless activist and frequent NS Advocate author Warren (Gus) Reed will be the focus of a webinar on human rights and disabilities in Nova Scotia.
PSA: Mr. Gordon Earle will be the guest of the Dalhousie Black Law Student Association (DBLSA). Mr. Gordon Earle is one of the original drafters of the Human Rights Act of Nova Scotia.
Scott Neigh, of the excellent Talking Radical podcast, interviews Marty Wexler and Claire McNeil about the fight against institutionalization in Nova Scotia and the appalling Human Rights tribunal decision (which is being appealed).
The City of Halifax limits access to summer camp to only three weeks for kids with disabilities. Kids without disabilities can go for the full eight weeks. Not only is that unfair, it also breaks the law, write the parents of twin boys with disabilities who are missing out as a result.
Raymond Sheppard: “It is African Heritage Month. Our struggles continue, yet now it is time to celebrate our glorious history. It is also time for the government of Nova Scotia to step up to the plate and do the right thing as it pertains to African Nova Scotians.”
Raymond Sheppard on what would make 2019 a better year than 2018.
Nova Scotia landlords openly flout the law and families with children suffer the consequences. And nobody within the provincial bureaucracy seems to give a damn.