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Keisha Jefferies PhD Candidate, Nursing, Dalhousie University During the coronavirus pandemic, nurses are among the nation’s front-line workers. Over the years and to this day,...

Nova Scotia Power new scholarship opportunities. The Chris Huskilson Emera Scholarship valued at $40,000. An Atlantic Canadian student attending an Atlantic Canadian university in the...

  From l to r Dr. Geraldine Browning (Board Chair) Dr. Rudy Ffrench, Beverly Johnson, Rita Jardine, Catherine Tolbert, Dennis Jackson, Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard...

On September 19th, Nova Scotia launched an action plan in response to the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent. Count Us In:...

https://nsadvocate.org/2019/03/19/thandiwe-mccarthy-the-darkest-lesson-my-education-history/ “Don’t worry about him, class, he will never be anyone anyway” spoken by the Principal of Montgomery elementary school moments before I fell asleep...

Sehkahnee Reynolds organized event to help younger generation pick their role models Ascension Barbershop in Wolfville, N.S., is usually closed on Sundays, but on this...

Kirk Starratt (kirk.starratt@kingscountynews.ca)  WOLFVILLE, N.S. — Empowering people to help themselves means instilling a greater ability to help others. Save Me Save We founder Junior Moaku,...

In 2014, Ray Ivany told Nova Scotians it was time to act — now or never. Five years later, the results show the province is...

Funds raised through VictoriUS! sales to support William Hall scholarship WOLFVILLE, NS - It will open eyes as a morning coffee and as a means...

MIDDLETON, NS - One of the pioneers against systemic racism in the province will be telling her story and the story of struggle for African Nova...

VANSDA is excited to announce and introduce the ‘Legacy Series’ coffee. This product launch introduces a new and innovative avenue to increase the awareness of...

Project receives $5.6 million in government funding for Jordantown-Acaciaville-Conway Betterment Association project ACACIAVILLE – It’s been four decades in the making, but certainly worth the...

By The Canadian Press Sun., Nov. 18, 2018 Wanda Robson still finds it hard to believe that her big sister is the new face of the...

ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - She was described as a remarkable and extraordinary woman, an ethical person with high moral values, a renaissance woman – and...

 SILAS BROWNFor StarMetro Halifax Sat., July 21, 2018 HALIFAX—Women with a Vision hosted the 11th annual North Preston Day on Saturday to celebrate the history...

Kathy Johnson (Kathy.Johnson@thecoastguard.ca)  Journey Back to Birchtown 2018: Dr Les Oliver talks about the lives of his parents, the late Reverend Dr. William Oliver and Dr....

ASSOCIATED PRESS RELEASE Published April 19, 2018 11:51 ET HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new program launched today will provide 20 African...

Kirk Starratt (kirk.starratt@kingscountynews.ca)  VANSDA operations manager and career practitioner Lisa Diggs says the organization exists to provide employment services and support to the entire community. -...