By Solidarity Halifax member Jackie Barkley, originally published in the Halifax Media Co-op First of all, thanks to the CBC for naming the R word in the north end of Halifax – and I don’t mean renewal. The recent story on the almost total absence of local faces (read code for African Nova Scotian) as […Read more]
Originally published in the Chronicle Herald by James Hutt, on behalf of signatories listed below this article. James is coordinator for the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Healthcare Network and a member of Solidarity Halifax. Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine recently announced plans to seriously consider opening home care and support services to competitive bidding. This […Read more]
By Solidarity Halifax members Sébastien Labelle and Kyle Buott, originally published in the Halifax Media Co-op. Yesterday, John Risley came out in support of the Liberals’ cuts to the arts in the form of the Film Tax Credit. John Risley is the owner of Clearwater Seafood and a member of one of the four richest […Read more]
Dal student and Solidarity Halifax member Aaron Beale speaks to The Chronicle Herald about why students are fighting back against austerity during the occupation of Minister Whalen’s office on April 13. Listen to the interview HERE Note: Statements by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.
On the morning of April 13, several university students occupied Nova Scotia Finance Minister Diana Whalen’s office, in protest to the recently-released provincial budget. The Halifax Media Coop interviewed John Hutton, incoming vice-president of the Dalhousie Student Union, and Dr. Alex Khasnabish, Department Chair of Sociology and Anthropology at Mount Saint Vincent University. John Hutton […Read more]