Lynn Jones speaks to crowd of protestors calling for a $15 minimum wage in Nova Scotia

Lynn Jones speaks to crowd of protestors calling for a $15 minimum wage in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians say ‘shame’ on province for having lowest minimum wage in Canada . HALIFAX — Nova Scotia now has…

Nova Scotia legislature debates bill to ban police street checks [VIDEO]

Nova Scotia legislature debates bill to ban police street checks [VIDEO]

A proposed bill to put a stop to police street checks was up for debate in the Nova Scotia legislature…

Rocky and Joan: A history of sacrifice

Rocky and Joan: A history of sacrifice

Burnley “Rocky” Jones and Joan Jones fought for civil rights in Nova Scotia and were targeted because of it. Their…

The Department of Community Services needs more black foster parents

The Department of Community Services needs more black foster parents

Black children in Nova Scotia’s foster care system face challenges, say advocates Foster parent says every effort should be made…

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

2 former Forces members say racism forced them out of the military

Wallace Fowler and Rubin Coward say they encountered racism at bases throughout Canada Wallace Fowler never saw active combat in…

Subject of Smith-McCrossin marijuana story says comments ‘completely inaccurate’

Subject of Smith-McCrossin marijuana story says comments ‘completely inaccurate’

Amherst woman says Tory leader hopeful’s story of their conversation a ‘misrepresentation’ Michael Gorman · CBC News · Posted: Apr 25, 2018 4:59 PM…

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,…

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

New shipbuilding program for Black Nova Scotians

Twenty African Nova Scotians will have the opportunity to study welding at Nova Scotia Community College A new program launched…

Women of colour talk racism on campaign trail

Women of colour talk racism on campaign trail

One woman was asked if she was lost when she filed her papers to run; another heard refugees ‘were a…

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

Deportation hearing of former Somali child-refugee delayed until after federal hearing in May

By Alexander Quon Online Producer/Reporter  Global News – March 21, 2018 2:49 pm The deportation hearing of a former Somali child-refugee has been adjourned…

‘Loaded language’ and ‘theatrics’ get in way of helping marginalized communities: Tony Ince

‘Loaded language’ and ‘theatrics’ get in way of helping marginalized communities: Tony Ince

‘I’m not going to leave my community behind,’ says African Nova Scotian Affairs minister As Tony Ince listened to opposition…

African Nova Scotians worried about representation as school boards eliminated

African Nova Scotians worried about representation as school boards eliminated

  WATCH: With the impending dissolution of Nova Scotia School Boards some are concerned elected representatives of minority groups will…

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

North Preston family finally receives title to land after decades-long battle

A family from North Preston, N.S., has finally been given title to their land, but not before the death of…

Nova Scotia Giving Black Residents $2.7 Million To Settle Land Rights

Nova Scotia Giving Black Residents $2.7 Million To Settle Land Rights

“People want to get something that they own that they have been on for so long.” . Source: Huffington Post…

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 |…

Are African Nova Scotians getting a raw deal in prison?

Are African Nova Scotians getting a raw deal in prison?

May 1, 2010 – By: Sherri Borden Colley There are three times as many blacks in Atlantic Canadian prisons as…