Jan 272016
 
VIDEO - The Politics of Childcare

On November 25th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the politics of childcare with guest speakers Tammy Findlay, Candida Hadley and Taylor Hansen. Find guest speaker bios below. Care work is an important and often overlooked political issue. Our panel presents a critical analysis of current provincial policy, and develops ideas about what […Read more]




Jan 212016
 
VIDEO - Between Nations: We Are ALL Treaty People

On October 5th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the responsibilities and challenges in upholding the Peace and Friendship Treaties in Mi’kmaki. Below is a video recording of the event preceded by a new introduction by Elder Bill Lewis. Further down is the event description and short bios for each of the speakers […Read more]




Dec 232015
 

Sébastien Labelle is VP (Culture & Mayworks) at the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and a member of Solidarity Halifax. This is his submission on Bill 148 at Law Amendments, on Wednesday, December 17. I’m an actor, and am directly affected by the Liberal government’s damaging, imposed changes to the film industry. I’m also a […Read more]




Dec 172015
 
Solidarity Halifax Statement on Bill 148

Solidarity Halifax opposes Bill 148, introduced by the NS Liberal government to impose wage restraint on 75,000 public sector workers. We support free and fair collective bargaining and oppose government attempts to legislate contracts unilaterally. The Liberals are trying to blame teachers, nurses, civil servants and other public sector workers for the so-called financial crisis […Read more]