News - Nova scotia

March 12, 2005
A group in Halifax are running a program to help homeless youth. The goal of the "Hope Project" is to love the youth they mentor and hopefully create a support network for the homeless youth.
Keywords: Children and Youth, Homelessness, Nova Scotia
December 3, 2004
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) Nova Scotia has released a report card specific to Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Child Poverty Report Card 2004 (in PDF) provides information on Canada’...
Keywords: Children and Youth, Poverty Research, Nova Scotia
July 24, 2004
This website links to Nova Scotia Acts and Regulations.
Keywords: Nova Scotia
March 14, 2004
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) Planning and Development department has recently instituted a webpage devoted to housing and homelessness in the Halifax area. The 89 page report The Portrait of...
Keywords: Homelessness, Nova Scotia
October 11, 2003
On October 3, 2003 the Supreme Court of Canada found for the injured worker appellants on the right to benefits for chronic pain. The Court also upheld the right of workers' compensation appeal...
Keywords: Workers' Rights, Nova Scotia
April 28, 2003
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a new alternative budget for Nova Scotia. Read the CCPA's press release and the Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2003/2004 (in PDF).
Keywords: Government Policy, Nova Scotia
March 20, 2002
March 2002 saw a Human Rights Award presented to Juan Carlos Canales-Leyton by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission. The award honours in particular Mr. Canales-Leyton's work in multiculturalism...
Keywords: Organizing, Nova Scotia
August 20, 2001
Under a new welfare program that took effect August 1, 2001, new welfare recipients sentenced to more than 30 days house arrest will lose their benefits (specified in section 15(2) of the new welfare...
Keywords: Welfare, Nova Scotia