Tag: halifax

Journalism grads start news agency for African-Nova Scotians

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/black-press-nova-scotia-objective-news-agency-advocacy-1.4888365 Tundè Balogun and Sandra Hannebohm have started Objective News Agency, an independent media business in Halifax to investigate stories relating to the African-Nova Scotian community. (Robert Short/CBC) Their business is run out of the living room of Balogun’s Gottingen Street apartment in north-end Halifax. He edits on a donated desktop computer. Hannebohm sits across the […]

Halifax is not Canada’s Black Mecca

https://www.thecoast.ca/Opinionated/archives/2018/11/08/halifax-is-not-canadas-black-mecca Tundé Balogun is an investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker. He is owner of The Objective News Agency, a special investigative documentary-style news outlet covering issues important to Black communities that mainstream media miss. Find out more at theobjective.ca SANDRA C. HANNEBOHM From education to employment, government and media, Halifax has a blatant culture of systemic racism. In […]

Accused in Halifax murder case applies for bail

https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/news/local/accused-in-halifax-murder-case-applies-for-bail-256336/ Ricardo Jerrel Whynder is shown at Halifax provincial court in March 2017. – Zane Woodford   Ricardo Jerrel Whynder, 34, formerly of Halifax, was arrested in Surrey, B.C., in March 2017 on a Canada-wide warrant. His trial is set for next June in Nova Scotia Supreme Court. Whynder appeared in Supreme Court in Halifax […]

Halifax demonstrators to rally in solidarity with migrant caravans

https://leaderpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/canada-news-pmn/halifax-demonstrators-to-rally-in-solidarity-with-migrant-caravans/wcm/239c9ecb-87eb-4eff-9c14-70997851a315 Event organizer Stacey Gomez says U.S. President Donald Trump’s reaction to the migrant caravan demonstrates that the U.S. isn’t a safe place for refugees, adding that she’s concerned the migrants will be met with a violent response once they reach the border. Stacey Gomez  Maritimes Coordinator at Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network Halifax, Nova […]