Tag: social work

2019 Student Bursaries

A college bursary will be awarded to a Nova Scotian student member who is attending an accredited social work program in the fall of 2019. Bursaries are awarded based on the student’s commitment to professional social work practice.


Burnside prisoners call to be treated with the dignity & worth that we all deserve

(photo by Andrew Vaughn/The Canadian Press) Prisoners in the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility or “Burnside jail“ are currently involved in international prison strike. Their list of demands, posted to the Halifax Examiner website, call for justice and ask that we recognize the roots of this struggle in a common history of struggle and liberation…. Read more »


Nova Scotia’s sick enough for mental health care system needs a paradigm change

1 in 5 Canadians will have a mental health issue in any given year according to Nova Scotia’s Auditor General’s (AG) recent report on the province’s current mental health system. This report identifies many crucial problems within the current system.  However, the AG’s analysis of our current mental health care system is problematic as it… Read more »


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