Natural Rights


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


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


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.