A Bruce MacKinnon cartoon based on this story, that Halifax’s lawyer was using a free speech provision to protect an employee harassing a person of color with racist remarks among other things. https://humanrights.novascotia.ca/sites/default/files/editor-uploads/yz_v_hrm_march_2018.pdf https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/lawyer-slams-hrms-freedom-of-speech-defence-for-racial-abuse/Content?oid=15084421 More broadly, amalgamation was a way to prevent Preston and other …

Inherently White Supremacist Construct, HRM More…

The following excerpts are from “Survival of an African Nova Scotian Community: Up the Avenue, Revisited” by Adrienne Lucas Sehatzadeh, 1998. An incredible resource of the Black history of Dartmouth that is certainly worth your time to read. “The part of Crichton Avenue above Lyngby …

The Avenue More…

In the case of illegitimate HRM, beltways and freeways are the walls they use to restrict movement between neighborhoods and to create “exclusivity” aka, segregation. Case in point, North End Dartmouth and Dartmouth Crossing or, Gaston Road and Baker Drive.

Dartmouth could certainly accommodate much more in the way of food trucks! Mmm 🙂 “Regulations can also incorporate strategies that steer food trucks to underserved areas of a city to address equity concerns, encourage economic development and alleviate food deserts… Food trucks are great things for …

Food Trucks More…

Here is just some of the sprawl Dartmouth now subsidizes, outside the white lines of our city limits.The bright red represents construction from 2010-2016, deeper red is 2000-2010 – post amalgamation growth. There’s a reason Dartmouth stayed afloat as a municipality. We were relatively well …

Sprawl Central More…