HRM’s Municipal Operations unit is a bad place to work, especially if you’re Black, queer or a woman, says an independent consultant who reviewed the workplace for diversity and inclusion. African Nova Scotians experience harassment and racism, homophobia is a problem, and only 4 percent of the full time workforce are women. Ongoing cutbacks are part of the problem.
A great little mini-doc about Jay Aaron Roy, the driving force behind the Cape and Cowl Comics store in Lower Sackville. And a great story behind the making of the short as well.
The group Queer Arabs of Halifax and its allies want an immediate ban of the Tel Aviv Tourism booth from the Halifax Pride community fair because its presence alienates Arabs and people of colour. Halifax Pride wants to wait until after this year’s Pride events to make any decisions.