Black people 3 times more likely to be street checked by police in Halifax [2017]

Black people 3 times more likely to be street checked by police in Halifax [2017]

Ashley Taylor says he has been stopped by police several times a year, usually on his way to work Ashley…

Canada’s Armed Forces, struggling to hit diversity goals, turns to new digital recruiting tools [VIDEO]

Canada’s Armed Forces, struggling to hit diversity goals, turns to new digital recruiting tools [VIDEO]

Canada’s armed forces are struggling to hit their own employment equity targets. Data obtained by Global News shows that efforts…

Petition to rename Cornwallis Street delivered to city hall

Petition to rename Cornwallis Street delivered to city hall

Over 1,700 online signatures and 60 area residents want the controversial north end street’s name changed to Rocky Jones Boulevard.…

Senator says tour of N.S., N.B. prisons revealed hopelessness, despair

Senator says tour of N.S., N.B. prisons revealed hopelessness, despair

Wanda Thomas Bernard says committee studying rights of prisoners across Canada Source: Moira Donovan · CBC News · Posted: May 17, 2018 2:22 PM AT…

HRM employees protest anti-black racism on the job

HRM employees protest anti-black racism on the job

‘The anti-black racism and discrimination within HRM is at 1950s levels,’ says group spokesperson Source: CBC News · Posted: May 08, 2018…

Cornwallis Street Baptist Church chooses new name

Cornwallis Street Baptist Church chooses new name

The church will be known as New Horizons Baptist Church, pending approval of the Registry of Joint Stocks 116 Source:…

Halifax street-checks story nabs CBC national award nomination

Halifax street-checks story nabs CBC national award nomination

Story revealed black people were 3 times more likely to be street checked in Halifax Source: CBC News · Posted: Apr 19,…

Senator wants to hear from African-Canadians on cannabis legalization

Senator wants to hear from African-Canadians on cannabis legalization

Blacks have mostly been silent on the issue, says N.S. Sen. Wanda Thomas Bernard SOURCE: Sherri Borden Colley · CBC News · Posted: Mar…

School board reps worry diverse voices will be silenced with education changes

School board reps worry diverse voices will be silenced with education changes

‘That’s a sad day for us because we fought hard to have that,’ says Darren Googoo SOURCE: Emma Smith · CBC News · Posted:…

Racist, discriminatory incidents on the rise in Halifax-area schools

Racist, discriminatory incidents on the rise in Halifax-area schools

‘What happens in society spills over into the school,’ says board representative Archy Beals SOURCE: Sherri Borden Colley · CBC News · Posted: Jan…

Black, Indigenous prisoners over-represented in Nova Scotia jails

Black, Indigenous prisoners over-represented in Nova Scotia jails

Youths are the most over-represented, compared to provincial population SOURCE: Shaina Luck · CBC News · Posted: May 20, 2016 3:19 PM AT |…

Mathieu Da Costa – first Black man known to have visited Canada (1600’s)

Mathieu Da Costa – first Black man known to have visited Canada (1600’s)

Interpreter from Africa Historical records describe Mathieu Da Costa as a Black African who, working as a free man, served as an interpreter…