Nova Scotia Constituency Assistant Calls for Government Funding to Improve Safety at Legislators’ Offices

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A Nova Scotia constituency assistant is advocating for government funding of a second employee in legislators’ offices to address the aggression that front-line workers face at politicians’ workplaces. Kelly Gomes, who experienced a violent attack at work, recounted an incident on Dec. 14 where a man held her by the throat … Read more

Nova Scotia Constituency Assistant Calls for Funding to Increase Safety Measures in Legislative Offices After Violent Attack

HALIFAX, Canada – A Nova Scotia constituency assistant is pushing for increased safety measures after experiencing a violent attack at work. Kelly Gomes, who has worked for a local legislator for the past four years, recounted the harrowing incident that took place at her constituency office on Dec. 14. This event has sparked a call … Read more

NHS Funding Crisis Puts Life-Changing Drug for Cystic Fibrosis Patients at Risk

LEEDS, UK – The parents of a five-month-old girl diagnosed with cystic fibrosis are expressing their fear of losing access to a life-changing drug that could improve her quality of life. Layla has been in and out of the hospital since her diagnosis, and her parents had hoped that she would be given access to … Read more