Shambhala, definitely not an enlightened space. Better stay away, kids!
Why Shambhala cannot be fixed.
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Halifax resident and Shambhala lineage holder, is being accused of sexually assaulting multiple women belonging to the global Buddhist organization that he leads.
Our mayor and Council don’t have the political will to put an end to the bullying and racism that sp many HRM workers are being subjected to.
Equity Watch, a group opposed to workplace bullying and discrimination, calls for an independent inquiry into workplace conditions at the Halifax Regional Municipality after the latest revelations about racism at Halifax Transit.
Media release: Failing to make domestic violence leave paid leave allows a major barrier to remain for Nova Scotia women who need to flee violent homes says Unifor.
Last evening’s founding meeting of Equity Watch was successful beyond her wildest expectations, Halifax writer and activist Judy Haiven tells the Nova Scotia Advocate. Equity Watch is a new organization that aims to call out public and private employers who refuse to stamp out bullying, misogyny and systemic discrimination in their workplaces. “I was very surprised, I expected maybe a handful of people, and what we got were 35 angry people ready for action.”
One of several very powerful moments at the Halifax Women’s March was Mi’kmaq woman, activist, and poet Rebecca Thomas’ performance of For all the women out there who were never believed. Here it is, re- published with her kind permission.
Former firefighter and justice fighter for ever Liane Tessier speaks at the Halifax Women’s March about her 12-year battle with HRM and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. “For me, coming forward, speaking out, has been the sanest thing I have ever done in my life, no matter how many people try to shut me up. Remaining silent is guaranteed only to change nothing at all.”
Continuing Care Assistant Ann McGettigan was the victim of sexual assault by a client during a home visit. She felt unprotected by her employer, but her Nova Scotia Human RIghts complaint was dismissed before it reached the tribunal stage. Now Ann is taking the Human Rights Commission to court.