Doctors Nova Scotia created the Strive Award to recognize the important role volunteers play in improving the health of Nova Scotians. The award is accompanied by a grant; it is given annually to a Nova Scotia community group making innovative and strategic actions to support and promote health.
Girls from Sipekne’katik First Nation part of Canadian delegation to the UN 61st Congress of the Status of Women in NYC
The Peaked Cap Project offered a leadership and discussion opportunity for Mi’kmaq girls based in their community. It involved coming together to discuss and share their unique perspectives, challenges and gifts with one another, and to embrace Mi’kmaq culture. Read NS Press Release.
After first attempting to take her own life at just six, the 19-year-old from North Preston is now a youth LOVE leader.
The recent fatal shootings of three young black men in Halifax in a week has dominated headlines recently, but some people have questioned how the media covered the events. A group of youth leaders from Halifax’s Leave Out Violence (LOVE) group shared their perspectives.
A group of teenagers in Halifax have formed a committee to try and help steer municipal planning in the city’s north end.
Say hello to the North End Community Action Committee. The newly-formed group is concerned about the many developments that are changing the landscape of the city’s north end.