Not getting the apology for racial profiling they are looking for, the African United Baptist Association is calling for a boycott of Sobeys stores in their communities. And the boycott may well soon spread to the Atlantic provinces.
10 years after facing misogyny at a Halifax fire station, Liane Tessier will finally get her day in court. Read about her long and exhausting battle to reach this stage.
An interview with Rev. Lennett Anderson, organizer of the Sobeys anti-racism rally in Tantallon: “Race is not a card I play, it’s the life I live.”
Sobeys is appealing a racial profiling decision by the Human Rights Commission. Protesters gathered at the Tantallon Sobeys to show their displeasure. “We are asking Sobeys not to drag an innocent woman into this process all over again, re-victimizing the victim.”
A full seven years after a shopping while black complaint is filed by a 78-year old woman the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission settles while Hudson’s Bay Company doesn’t admit to any wrongdoing.
Lately we hear a lot about the godawful misogyny at the fire department in Spaniard’s Bay, N.L. In essence what happened to her wasn’t that different, says former Halifax firefighter Liane Tessier. More than 10 years later she is still fighting for justice.