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Life for Gold

Posted on March 15, 2012 in Our History, Media

Canadian mining company abuses in Central America Palmira Boutillier March 15, 2012 Halifax Media Co-op Gwendolyn Muir and Rachel Small have just returned to Canada after nine months. The two women were working in Guatemala with local community groups through an internship with Breaking the Silence – a Maritimes-based Guatemalan solidarity group. Less than two […]

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University students across the city are making sure their classmates have nutritious, local and sustainable food. Marie Hanifen Jan 26, 2012 UNews.ca There are lots of fresh things to eat around SMU in the summer and spring (Photo courtesy of SMU Garden Action Group) Adjala Thomson-Kurz’s kitchen is probably the place to be in the […]

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Lizzy Hill November 22, 2011 HalifaxOpenFile.ca For trans folk, sometimes it’s not even safe to go to the bathroom. Our region hasn’t been particularly welcoming recently–this past June, Halifax drag performer Elle Noire (born Chris Cochrane) told CBC attackers broke into her apartment and shot her in the arm, yelling, “Tranny faggot, open the door, […]

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A long-awaited party

Posted on October 7, 2011 in Our History, Media

The Chaudhrys celebrate their eligibility for Canadian citizenship. By Daniel Boltinsky The Gazette October 7, 2011 Roouf Ahmad and Fakhira Chaudhry (foreground) celebrate with their children (L-R) Muhammad Bilal Hasan, Noor-Ul-Imaan, and Rukhna Roouf and community. Photo by Katrina Pyne The Chaudhrys celebrate their eligibility for Canadian citizenship The hall of St. Andrew’s United Church […]

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Anam Rafiq, News Contributor The Gazette September 30, 2011 The Chaudhry family gains citizenship after an eight year long battle. Photo by Sébastien Labelle from chaudhrysolidarity.wordpress.com   Fakhira and Chaudhry Roouf have lived in Halifax for the last eight years with their three children. They have a dream of opening a Halal Pakistani restaurant in […]

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Groups Protest Inaction by Municipality and Province: “A Year and a Half is too Long” Halifax Media Co-op May 10, 2011  In December 2009, the Office of African Nova Scotian Affairs facilitated a meeting between the Concerned Citizens of Lincolnville and the Municipality of the District of Guysborough and other interested parties over the two […]

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By Niko Block & Kristin Li The McGill Daily January 29, 2011 On January 21 2009, the Ontario Progressive Conservative Campus Association (OPCCA) held a series of workshops advising young conservatives on how to dominate campus discourse, take over student government, and attack their campus public interest research group (PIRG). In the following weeks, similar […]

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The Seymour Green collective garden is ahead of the local food trend in Halifax. Monika Warzecha Oct 9, 2009 UNews.ca  David Parker picks tomatoes at Dalhousie University’s Seymour Green garden, one of a growing number of communal gardens that boost local food production in Halifax. (Credit: Monika Warzecha) David Parker believes knowing how to grow […]

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NSPIRG’s Re-orientation Plan

Posted on September 3, 2009 in Our History, Media

Dalhousie’s Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group is providing a more interesting kind of student orientation than the usual frosh hijinks. By Tim Bousquet The Coast September 3, 2009 Traditionally, universities welcome new students with a week’s worth of orientation tedium—think tours of the campus, barbeque on the quad with 3,000 other awkward frosh, boring […]

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Who Lives Next Door to Your Waste?

Posted on October 16, 2007 in Our History, Media

By Mark Butler and Chantal Gagnon The Chronicle Herald/Mail Star Tue. October 16, 2007 [Photo] Lincolnville residents protest in front of Province House in September 2006, angry at the opening of a second-generation landfill earlier in the year near their community. (Tim Krochak / Staff) HAVE YOU ever wondered what it must be like to live next […]

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