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…

Human trafficking rates in Halifax above national average

Human trafficking rates in Halifax above national average

New stats highlight the scale of human trafficking in Nova Scotia. According to Statistics Canada, which compiled police-reported incidents of…

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…

Halifax PhD student tackles ‘groundbreaking’ work on Black nurses

Halifax PhD student tackles ‘groundbreaking’ work on Black nurses

By YVETTE D’ENTREMONTStarMetro Halifax Sun., July 29, 2018 HALIFAX—As a young girl growing up in New Glasgow, Keisha Jefferies always knew…

Visible-minority Montrealers demand public hearings on systemic racism

Visible-minority Montrealers demand public hearings on systemic racism

More than 50 young people spent 3 months collecting 20,000 signatures on petition A dozen young people descended on Montreal…

Hundreds of Canadian children held in immigration detention, report shows

Hundreds of Canadian children held in immigration detention, report shows

The Canada Border Services Agency holds people who are considered a flight risk or a danger to the public, and…

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,…

Black parents ask Ottawa public schools to collect race data

Black parents ask Ottawa public schools to collect race data

OCDSB part of provincial working group on the issue, says it will start collecting next year Source: Matthew Kupfer · CBC News · Posted: Apr…

Black victims overrepresented in deadly encounters with Montreal police, CBC data shows

Black victims overrepresented in deadly encounters with Montreal police, CBC data shows

CBC investigation found 6 black men died during or after encounters with Montreal police between 2000 and 2017 Source: Matt D’Amours · CBC…

African-Nova Scotian students being suspended at disproportionately higher rates

African-Nova Scotian students being suspended at disproportionately higher rates

‘It’s a crisis, and yet I’m not hearing an outcry,’ says Council on African Canadian Education’s chair Source: Richard Woodbury · CBC News · Posted:…

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…