Winner, Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction AwardFinalist, APMA Best Atlantic-Published Book Award and George Borden Writing for Change AwardAlexa McDonough’s impact… Read More
By: James St.G. Walker (CA), Burnley “Rocky” Jones (CA)
The story of Rocky Jones is a reminder that human rights are not a gift, but a prize that must be fought… Read More
By: "Mayann Francis (CA)"
When Mayann Francis was named Nova Scotia’s first Black lieutenant-governor, she wondered if the community would accept her. Francis was born just three months after businesswoman Viola Desmond was arrested for… Read More
By: Ian Stewart (CA)
Paul MacEwan (1943-2017) was a singular politician, an outlier who successfully pushed the limits of Nova Scotia’s political norms over the longest continuous service record in the history of the… Read More
By: James K. Hiller (CA)
First elected to Newfoundland’s House of Assembly in 1882, Robert Bond served as a member of government and opposition—and notably as prime minister—in an era filled with challenges that still… Read More
By: Graham Steele (CA)
On October 8, 2013, Nova Scotia’s NDP government went down to a devastating election defeat. Premier Darrell Dexter lost his own seat, and the party held the dubious distinction of being the first one-term… Read More
By: Madelyn Holmes
In <em>Working for the Common Good</em>, Madelyn Holmes details the political policy work of eight social democratic Canadian women and highlights their largely unrecognized struggles and… Read More
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