Tag: Nova Scotia
Halifax news café pop-up
Tomorrow’s Conversations is a series of pop-up shops in the community with news website Tomorrow. Drop in with your Halifax news to our event on November 5, 2013.
The time the kosher butcher was put on trial
It was called “one of the greatest misfortunes which ever befell Canadian Jewry” when the kosher butcher in Halifax, Nova Scotia, was found guilty of using inhumane practices to animals. What did the trial mean and how did the community turn the conviction on its head?
Charlottetown Accord: The last constitutional supper – Part 3
Is Canada too old to talk foundations? Can a country be too mature to worry about its first and defining principles when the economy is at stake? With hindsight, some of the original players of the Charlottetown Accord and its referendum 20 years ago look to Canada’s future.
Charlottetown Accord: The last constitutional supper – Part 2
“Fight” – or – Tempestuous teenaged Canada – 20 years on from Canada’s third and last national referendum, some of the original players look back at the campaign, and the issues that united and divided parties, communities and the country.
Charlottetown Accord: The last constitutional supper – Part 1
Trying to rebirth a country at age 10 – How the attempt to redefine Canada led to the nation’s third national referendum 20 years ago, and set up the ultimate failure of unique political consensus.