What is the biggest determinant of achievement in education?
Think bigger than teachers. It’s economics.
By Wendie L. Poitras
Tags: Opinion, ADHD, Children, Education, Opinionated, Schools, Teachers, Trauma
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 sacrifices built a community that continues to fight against the oppressive racism in this province.
Tags: City, Burnley “Rocky” Jones, History, Nova Scotia, Racism
Gentrifying Blackness in Halifax's inner city
Where will I say I'm from when this place no longer exists?
Tags: City, Opinionated, North End, Gentrification, African Nova Scotian
Building a case for an Africentric school
Over the last several years, I've been one of the few Black teachers in the schools I've worked in. This matters.
Tags: City, African Nova Scotian, Education, Opinion, Race, Schools
Soaring African Nova Scotian pride
African Nova Scotians have a history hundreds of years older than Canada, and a flag is one way to celebrate that.
Tags: Arts + Culture, Visual Art
“I get to wake up and experience another day of life on this earth”
Nova Scotia now has almost no COVID rules, but masks are still mandatory in schools
We asked Coast readers how the pandemic changed their lives
No masks, no limits, no POV as Nova Scotia lifting all COVID restrictions March 21
A big shift in Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 strategy
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Mattea Roach talks drag, hate comments and weed
By Kaija Jussinoja
Nova Scotia’s “discriminatorily underfunded” gender-affirming care system needs a revamp
By Victoria Walton
Know Your Rights campaign against racist police street checks stalled by bureaucracy
By Matt Stickland
Community rallies to help Souls Harbour after fire shuts down the shelter’s kitchen