Nova Scotia Student Unions Announce Partnership with Province to Prevent Sexual Assault and Reduce Alcohol Risks

August 28, 2013

Halifax—Nova Scotia Student Unions, with support from the Provincial Government, have announced multiple projects that aim to prevent sexual assault on campuses and reduce risks around alcohol consumption. The total value of the initiatives is $46,156, with contributions of $31,291 from the Province, $13,465 from student unions, and $1,400 from Cape Breton University.

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Nova Scotia Students Call for Wage Fairness Certification at Universities

August 22, 2013

For Immediate Release

Halifax—The members of Students Nova Scotia are unanimously demanding that universities pursue Wagemark certification and establish a reasonable and fair wage variance between their highest and lowest paid employees. The move comes on the heels of the mandatory disclosure of salaries above $100,000, which revealed that in 2012 the average president’s salary at Nova Scotia’s public post-secondary institutions was $277,000. More