Category: News

Approaching the elections

July 15, 2021 − As a summer election becomes increasingly likely, we will soon be faced with big decisions as several parties try to convince Nova Scotians to vote for them. We encourage our members to we encourage our members to use the Social Policy Framework to develop their understanding of how their votes will address or remedy the injustices and harms we see daily as social workers.


A city’s betrayal of its most vulnerable

July 13, 2021 − Social workers and community organizations such as the Halifax Mutual Aid Society are having to scramble to try to provide support, at a time when resources are shrinking. While the provincial government recently pledged to provide 25 million dollars in funding, at some point in the future, these promises are of no help to those struggling with homelessness right now.


New staff roles at NSCSW

April 19, 2021 − The NSCSW has recently gone through a comprehensive review of our staff organization, and made several changes to attend to our mandate in the Social Workers Act and our five year strategic plan. Alec introduces members to two new people on our staff team, and new roles for existing staff.


Apply for a 2021 conference bursary

We’re partnering with CASW to offer a bursary to help members join the upcoming 2021 NSCSW virtual conference: Challenging our Social Justice Lens. Apply before April 23.


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