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REAL ESTATE #2 – The Last Man in Africville
Africville was one of Canada’s oldest Black settlements, a proud community of more than 400 people. And then the City of Halifax decided to utterly obliterate it.
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PANDEMIC #6 – Northwood
Over the last two months, Nova Scotians have endured tragedy upon tragedy. The worst mass murder in modern Canadian history. A helicopter crash and the death of a Snowbirds’ pilot. And all the while, COVID-19 ravaged the biggest long-term care home in Atlantic Canada.
What Media Missed In Covering The “Overt Racism” At Lido Pimienta’s Halifax Show
While Pimienta has suffered online abuse, the volunteer photographer who sparked the incident has gone largely unnamed.
Chronicle Herald Employees Back On The Job, Working Alongside Scabs Who Replaced Them
It's been reported that scabs had gotten government communications staff to edit their stories.
Xpress Yourself
How striking journalists in Halifax conjured an award-winning digital news outlet out of pluck and spite
THE IMPOSTER
Century Egg
Century Egg composes Chinese pop songs by Email. And a war is brewing in the Canadian art world. It's a war of loverz, haterz and haterzhaterz.
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“I’m Ashamed Of Myself For Being Afraid”
This week, the city of Thunder Bay, ON, agreed to implement the recommendations of an inquest that looked into the deaths of seven Indigenous students. This, despite the fact that no one from city council appeared to have attended said inquest. The case of a Halifax-area cab driver accused of sexually assaulting a heavily intoxicated female passenger was dismissed by a provincial court judge after he claimed that, “clearly, a drunk can consent.” Finally, the Globe & Mail dug deep into a brewing cash-for-access scandal in British Columbia that could have significant ramifications in that province’s upcoming election. … You can find out more about our exclusive sponsor, Wealthsimple here. Follow the show on Twitter.
A Year On Strike At The Chronicle Herald
Journalists at Nova Scotia's paper of record are heading back to the bargaining table with management. But after an acrimonious year on the picket...
NDP Refuses Press Access to “Scab” Reporters
There was a conspicuous absence from the Nova Scotia NDP’s leadership conference this weekend.
CANADALAND
#123 The Unsolved Murders of Halifax
Dozens of women and girls have been murdered in the Halifax area over the past few decades. Tim Bousquet is capturing it all on his independent news site, the Halifax Examiner.