"I guess my brother showed people that it isn’t the quantity of life but the quality of the life you live. It’s what you do with that short moment that we have here to make a difference that is important. Raymond definitely made a difference."
Kathleen Wynne Becomess First LGBTQ Premier in Canada
by Bryn Jones-Vailancourt
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By Gerard Veldhoven
By Eldon Hay
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The news packed FINAL paper issue of Wayves is ready! Just click the cover at the right, here.
It's available on the stands in Halifax-Dartmouth now, and will be at all 150 distribution points around Atlantic Canada soon. Links to lists and maps of our physical distribution points are at the bottom of this note.
This is a special edition of Wayves: the very last issue on paper!
Transgender Nova Scotians' right to equality and fairness will be made clear with proposed amendments to the provincial Human Rights Act. The amendments, tabled on Nov. 20 - Trans Day Of Remembrance - by Justice Minister Ross Landry, will add “gender identity” and “gender expression” as protected grounds in the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act. The bill is being fast-tracked by the provincial government, with it heading to Law Amendments Committee for just one day of public hearings two days after being introduced .
Transgender Nova Scotians' right to equality and fairness will be made clear with proposed amendments to the Human Rights Act.