Community Land Trusts offer a way for residents to build neighbourhoods, legacy
“Through the work of land trust, we’ve really been able to mobilize a broader community conversation, which needed to be had in terms of us all getting on the same page, having a shared community vision. Those are really important,” Whiley said. “What I am understanding from working in other places, both in Nova Scotia […]
Historically Black community strives to keep land as Halifax’s housing market booms
With the Halifax housing market showing no sign of slowing down and commercial development continuing to push into suburbs, longtime residents of Upper Hammonds Plains are taking action. In the second of a two-part series, the CBC’s Kyah Sparks delves deeper into the pressures facing the Black property owners of Upper Hammonds Plains and what […]
Nova Scotia’s hot housing market puts pressure on a historically Black community
Residents of a Black Nova Scotian community outside Halifax feel their community is losing its character due to a hot housing market and increased development. In the first of a two-part series, the CBC’s Kyah Sparks explores the history of Upper Hammonds Plains and the community’s latest challenge.