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Working While Black

Working While Black

September 29 | Working While Black will address some of the behaviours Black Workers in Nova Scotia face every day in their workplaces. Join us as we learn of some of the challenges facing those who provide counselling and other psychological services to those same Black workers.

A Statement regarding the Mass Grave Discovery at Kamloops Indian Residential School

A Statement regarding the Mass Grave Discovery at Kamloops Indian Residential School

We share in the grief of this most recent discovery; and we acknowledge that this grief is unequally carried by those directly targeted by the historical and ongoing violence against them as Indigenous communities across Turtle Island continue to experience intergenerational trauma from these experiences at the hands of Canada’s governments and church officials.

Webinar: Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia

Webinar: Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia

June 2 | Join the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, StFX Extension, and Coady Institute for a webinar focused on Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia. This event is funded by the Topshee Memorial Fund.

Webinar series for Nova Scotian Workers to Launch on National Day of Mourning

Webinar series for Nova Scotian Workers to Launch on National Day of Mourning

This year the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, StFX Extension, and Coady Institute are commemorating the National Day of Mourning by launching a new webinar series, Building Back Better for Nova Scotian Workers. The first webinar takes place online April 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. and focuses on Worker Health and Safety.

New Project Aims to Strengthen the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia

New Project Aims to Strengthen the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia

If 2020 taught us anything, it is the importance of having a safe home. We at StFX Extension, in partnership with the Community Housing Transformation Centre (the Centre), are pleased to announce the launch of “Build Together: Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia”.

Work, Work, Work: Work and Labour History in Song

Work, Work, Work: Work and Labour History in Song

Through the administration of the Greening Memorial Fund, StFX Extension is pleased to support the creation of Work, Work, Work: Work and Labour History in Song, a history of working people in Newfoundland and Labrador through music and song.

People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action

People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action

Building on the work started last year with a people’s school on affordable housing focused on building awareness and inspiring action and a community think tank about housing needs, a recent people’s school explored ways to build the research capacity of community groups to provide evidence about local needs and support their housing goals.

People’s School on Housing Needs

People’s School on Housing Needs

The StFX Extension Department, in partnership with the Strait Richmond Housing Group, and the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society, will co-host a People’s School on Housing Needs: From Research to Action on May 11, 2019 in Port Hawkesbury.

Upcoming Events

Listen, Discuss, Learn, Act: What we heard from Nova Scotia’s community housing sector

Join us for one of two sessions where we will share what we’ve learned from the Build Together: Strengthening the Community Housing Sector in Nova Scotia engagement sessions, and participate in forming the project’s next steps based on these findings. What have we learned? What does it mean? What comes next?

Building Back Better for Nova Scotian Workers: Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia

Join the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, StFX Extension, and Coady Institute for a webinar focused on Workers’ Rights and Sick Days in Nova Scotia. This event is funded by the Topshee Memorial Fund.

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