Columns

Natural Rights

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Does nature have rights? Do human beings have rights to nature’s elemental offerings, such as air, water and food, and do we have a responsibility to protect nature? These questions are central

Origin Stories: Finley Martin

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Finley Martin sees writing as “one strand of life meandering through other strands, which might be family, employment, hardships, personal adventures, explorations and things of that nature.”

Proust Questionnaire: Mayann Francis

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Before the Honourable Mayann Francis was the Director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, provincial ombudsman, and the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, she was a young girl taking the train from Cape Breton to the Big Apple.