News Media

Live or print interviews or news media segments featuring Martha Paynter, RN

July 15, 2020. Interviewer Nebal Snan. Why nurses are joining the call for policing and prison abolition. The Chronicle Herald.

July 8, 2020. Interviewer Stefani Langenegger. Scholars make the case for abolishing prisons in order to combat systemic racism. CBC.

July 8, 2020. Interviewer Sheldon McLeod. News 95.7. Policing Policy Group.

June 15, 2020. Interviewer El Jones. Halifax Examiner.

June 10, 2020. Interviewer Jonna Brewer. Should police be allowed to do wellness checks? CBC Information Morning Moncton.

March 21, 2020. Interviewer Kristen Nelson. ‘It will get worse before it gets better’: Canada copes with COVID-19. The House (CBC).

March 19, 2020. Interviewer John McPhee. Covid-19: Curb jail populations in Nova Sscotia, Advocates Urge The Chronicle Herald.

March 12, 2020. Interviewer Liam Casey. The National Post. Canada’s prisons preparing for COVID-19, want public to limit visits.

March 8, 2020. Interviewer Matt Brand. News 95.7. End Birth Alerts.

March 5, 2020. Interviewer Sheldon McLeod. News 95.7. Gender and Police Response in Halifax.

January 19, 2020. Interviewer Andrew Rankin. Halifax police, Walmart owe Nova Scotia Black community for woman’s violent arrest. The Chronicle Herald.

January 17, 2020. Interviewer Sheldon McLeod. Justice for Santina Rao. News 95.7.

December 16, 2019. Interviewer El Jones. A case of gangrene underscores health concerns at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. Halifax Examiner.

November 19, 2019. Interviewer Emily Baron Cadloff. How PEI became one of the most accessible places for women’s health care in Canada. Chateleine.

August 29, 2019. Interviewer Yvette Dentremont. Public Inquiry Sought for Man who Died in Provincial CustodyThe Star Metro.

August 29, 2019. Interviewer Caora McKenna. Dalhousie nursing students are learning about Naloxone. The Coast.

August 28, 2019. Interviewer Elizabeth McSheffery. Global News.

August 21, 2019. Interviewer Sheldon McLeod. Martha Paynter joins us to talk about the fight to keep 34-year-old Abdilahi Elmi in Canada. News 95.7

August 21, 2019. Interviewer Robert Devet. Deportation of former Somali refugee amounts to death sentence, advocates say. The NS Advocate.

August 8, 2019. Interviewer Jenny Wright. Episode 14: Reproductive Justice. The Academic and the Activist Podcast.

July 29, 2019. Interviewer Lori Isenstadt. Episode 370: Can women in prison breastfeed? All About Breastfeeding Podcast.

July 19, 2019. Interviewer Caora McKenna. Martha Paynter talks about abortion on the big screenThe Coast.

June 13, 2019. Interviewer Caora McKenna. A moving target: What abortion access looks like in Nova Scotia. The Coast.

May 27, 2019. Interviewer Sheldon McLeod. Trudeau Scholarship Recipient Martha Paynter. 95.7.

May 19, 2019. Reporter Victoria Walton. What abortion law changes in the states mean for Canadians. Halifax Today

May 19, 2019. Interviewer Matt Brand. 95.7. Access to abortion in Canada. See minute 23 onwards at 10am.

May 11, 2019. Interviewer Nicole Munro. Free menstrual products still in progress, but military provides free Viagra. 
Chronicle Herald.

Older Media Interviews
(prior to May 2019)