Wonderful news, we are so pleased that Nova Scotia Advocate journalist Kendall Worth won this year’s James McGregor Stewart Award, recognizing high achievement by a Nova Scotian with a disability!
Journalist and poverty activist Kendall Worth is the subject of a recent letter of appreciation written by NDP leader Gary Burrill. Great time to add our own praise for this wonderful man!
Nova Scotia’s failure to adequately protect nursing home residents resulted in Canada’s third worst rate of death from COVID-19, writes Richard Starr, who wonders whether ageism is a factor in both government neglect of the long term care sector and how it’s being reported.
Both Saltwire and Postmedia might not be in such dire straits if their management had not already made so many terrible strategic and financial decisions, including reducing the numbers of journalists they employ. But they receive generous federal funding, while small outfits like Briarpatch are not getting a penny, writes Dr. Fiona McQuarrie, author and Professor in the School of Business at the University of the Fraser Valley.
Media release: Women’s Shelters Canada is asking for the RCMP and the federal government to acknowledge the gendered aspect of this weekend’s mass shooting in Nova Scotia.
This week the Herald demoted Scott Taylor’s column about all things military from appearing in print in the newspaper, to being only online. It’s part of a trend, writes Judy Haiven.
These are very difficult times for people who make their living in the arts sector in Nova Scotia. To do our tiny little thing to help, the Nova Scotia Advocate, in yet another bad business decision, commits to featuring (at least) one poem or piece of short fiction each month, for the next five months. And we pay.
With our province in the midst of a pandemic, just a reminder that the Nova Scotia Advocate is always looking for writers who bring different perspectives to the table. And, thanks to our many wonderful donors, we pay.
The tiny but mighty Nova Scotia Advocate turns four today.
A bit about the constant effort to stop our super generous donor community from shrinking.