News releases from Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Working Group Will Support Race-Based Data Collection Initiative

Premier's Office / Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives / African Nova Scotian Affairs / Health and Wellness

The Nova Scotia government has established a community-based working group to support the collection of race-based data in the health system.

Legislation Recognizes Emancipation Day in Nova Scotia

African Nova Scotian Affairs / Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Nova Scotia will officially designate Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day in recognition of the history and impacts of slavery in the province.

Investments in Land Titles Initiative to Speed Up Claims

Premier's Office / Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives

Today, March 5, Premier Iain Rankin announced a $3 million compensation fund to accelerate efforts to address the legacy of systemic racism relating to land ownership in historic African Nova Scotian communities.