The NSGEU and the NS College of Social Workers are raising the alarm about the state of child welfare services in Nova Scotia. Insufficient funding and increased complexity are putting pressures on the system that cannot be sustained, they warn. Parents and children will suffer as a result, and they are calling on Nova Scotians to help put a stop to that.
The return of a potentially violent young man to the NS Youth Facility in Waterville after he spent a year in solitary confinement in an adult prison has prison workers worried, the Chronicle Herald reported yesterday. But there is much the Herald left out, and much that the government has to answer for.
NSGEU president Jason MacLean calls upon councillor George Baker to abort his run for mayor, and discusses racism and privilege in his speech at the Rally for Diversity in Amherst.
An interview with NSGEU president Jason MacLean, about racism, working while black, privilege, and unions.