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Brandon Maloney keeps an eye on commercial fishing boats as Mi'kmaw fishers exercise their treaty right to fish for a moderate livelihood.

Netukulimk: Our way forward

For Mi’kmaq, one guiding principle leads the way to a rights-based fishery

Jun 22, 2021

Congregate living settings in Western Canada have been hit hard during the second wave of COVID-19.

For long-term care homes in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, COVID came later, then hit hard

Experts say homes need sweeping changes to safely house vulnerable seniors

May 6, 2021

Those experiencing homelessness in Toronto have continued sleeping in public spaces like Grange Park during the pandemic.

COVID in TorontoStaying safe a daily struggle for the homeless

City's efforts to house the most vulnerable fall short

Apr 28, 2021

Crumpled pieces of paper with the words Human Trafficking.

"I don’t let my daughter go to sleepovers"

Sex-trafficking can cause severe and unique forms of post-traumatic stress disorder; survivors reveal how they learned to cope and how they now help others.  

Apr 27, 2021

Ry Shissler says they’d like to see lessons learned from last year “not just thrown aside as emergency measures.” Chief among them are that people will ride bikes if it’s safe to do so and the infrastructure is there.

COVID in TorontoToronto bike sharing trips have surged during COVID-19

Torontonians turned to program in record numbers in 2020 as they got outdoors and avoided transit

Apr 23, 2021

Street art along Vanier Parkway in Ottawa

COVID in OttawaBeing in poverty is tough and COVID-19 just makes it tougher

Advocates say government support programs let too many people fall through the cracks

Apr 23, 2021

IAPMD’s executive director Sandi MacDonald poses for her portrait at the University of King’s College in Halifax on March 16, 2021.

Halifax woman’s non-profit offers support for people with premenstrual disorders

International Association for Premenstrual Disorders (IAPMD) has just started providing live peer support sessions for people locally and around the globe

Apr 7, 2021

A patron at Durty Nelly's pub on Argyle Street in Halifax enjoys a glass of beer on March 31, 2021. Depending on if the province decides to loosen public liquor laws, patrons might not be required to stay inside that fence to crack a cold one.

Eased public drinking rules in Canada spark conversation in Halifax

Some say relaxing public drinking laws could curb irresponsible drinking, help businesses

Apr 1, 2021

An Accessible Pedestrian Signal in Halifax.

Glitchy HRM crosswalk buttons making intersections dangerous for the visually impaired

Sighted individuals might not give these crosswalk buttons much thought, but they are a lifeline for other pedestrians.

Apr 1, 2021

A basketball in the University of King’s College’s gym, Halifax. Nate Darling made history when he became the first Nova Scotian-born player to play in the NBA on March 13, 2021

Nova Scotia’s new Darling

How hard work and sacrifice got Bedford’s Nate Darling to the NBA

Apr 1, 2021