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Most Haligonians oppose removal of Cornwallis from public institutions: poll

The contentious issue of how the Halifax Regional Municipality recognizes its founder may not be so controversial to its residents, according to a new poll. 424 more words


Final remains of murdered Nova Scotia aboriginal woman returned to family after eight years

The final remains of a murdered Mi’kmaq woman have been returned to her family, eight years after Tanya Brooks’ body was found outside a Halifax school. 639 more words


Peel District School Board Honour's First Nations

Last week a couple of children that I care for invited me to their school’s Sharing Assembly. They were very eager to show me a dance and skit that they’ve been practicing with their classmates for quite some time, so I agreed to come. 336 more words

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Edward Cornwallis considered: The man behind Halifax's divisive debate

The story of Edward Cornwallis in Nova Scotia is told two ways: The tale of a brave leader and his entourage of soldiers and settlers trying to survive in a new world, or the commander of a bloody and barbaric extermination campaign against Mi’kmaq inhabitants. 929 more words


Halifax classrooms could acknowledge Mi'kmaq land in daily announcements

Students across the Halifax Regional School Board could be learning more about Indigenous land and culture with the potential addition of a daily statement to morning announcements. 428 more words


Nova Scotia review of 'conquered people' brief complete, but minister won't comment

A review of a controversial Crown brief that implied the Mi’kmaq are a conquered people is now complete, but Nova Scotia’s justice minister refused Wednesday to divulge its contents. 336 more words


Organized rhyme: How Halifax's poet laureate became 'a change-maker'

A poet didn’t make history in Halifax last week, but she might have been the catalyst for changing how the city commemorates its history.

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