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
Weekly COVID deaths, cases, data in Nova Scotia (May 25 update)
The COVID emergency is officially over in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia reaches 800 deaths on quiet COVID anniversary
DEVELOPING: A timeline of the Upper Tantallon wildfire
By Martin Bauman
Support and resources for those affected by the Nova Scotia wildfires
By Jenn Lee and Alyssa Goulart
UPDATED: Prepare for “a long firefight,” deputy fire chief says
Province bans all travel and activity within forests while wildfires continue
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