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Nova Scotia Budget: Building faster to what?

The 2024 provincial budget leaves Nova Scotians out in the cold when it comes to cost of living and public services

Families Deserve Action to End Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has the fiscal capacity to build that poverty-free future where kids can be kids, housed, fed, and thriving

Halifax Regional Municipality needs to fully implement a living wage policy

Time for a Giant Leap Forward for Workers’ Wages in Nova Scotia

Filling Data Gaps in the Nova Scotia Housing Crisis

As it stands, the province relies on small non-profits for data collection—we need more to address the crisis.

Lack of affordable housing in Nova Scotia requires urgent action

It’s time for the provincial government to step up for tenants

Eastern Canada needs to speed up its climate transition

Organized opposition has already put the stop to a number of fossil fuel projects in Eastern Canada—it's time to put the stake through the industry as a whole.

Families in Nova Scotia Urgently Need Expansion of Licensed Child Care

Nova Scotia is making real progress on child care cost—now it's time to expand spaces.

Nova Scotia Budget Leaves Many Nova Scotians Behind

This budget could have been so much more than it is. Let's break down how.

Kids Can’t Wait: Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia in 2020

The widespread relief programs in the early days of the pandemic showed that it is indeed possible to quickly and dramatically reduce child poverty.

No strings attached

There’s more money on the table—but without adequate strings attached, the provinces could end up spending it on tax cuts instead of fixing health care.

Nova Scotia's 2022: Wages, Work, Food and Fiona

2022 was a struggle for Nova Scotians, in many ways. The government can act to alleviate it.

Flush with cash

This is a remarkable story of economic recovery from the depths of the COVID-19 lockdown impacts. The next chapter will be written by the provinces as they decide what to do with their unexpected budget surpluses.

No one benefits from a two-tiered university professoriate

For many Canadians, a professor is a professor. The truth is that the professional and economic conditions of full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty and contracted instructors are drastically different.

Supporting rural, low-income mothers in Nova Scotia: Pandemic lessons

The COVID-19 pandemic affected the lives of all Canadians, but it disproportionally affected rural, low-income mothers and their families.