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National Housing Day

National Housing Day

The history of National Housing Day dates back to 1998 when the homelessness advocacy group Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (TDRC) declared homelessness to be a national disaster. Now 23 years later, we know that there is still much work to be done.

October Newsletter

October Newsletter

Read the October edition of the Build Together Newsletter! In this issue of the Build Together Newsletter you will find: • Who’s Engaged• What's Been Accomplished   o Consultation A Findings   o Consultation B Findings   o Consultation C Findings   o Engaging with...

Your Voice, Your Vision

Your Voice, Your Vision

We need your input! It’s time to consider how members of Nova Scotia’s community housing sector (CHS) will work together for greater positive impact. Watch a video and read supporting documents. Complete a brief 4-question...

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.

Upcoming Events

Consultation D

Consultation D

November 24 and November 25
Please join us via Zoom to hear about a proposed model for a Nova Scotia Community Housing Association

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