Nov 202014
Why I'm cancelling my subscription

Solidarity Halifax member Shay Enxuga writes in The Coast to explain how The Chronicle Herald’s anti-worker behaviour has led him to cancel his subscription. So long, Chronicle-Herald. I am a 25-year-old subscriber to the print edition of the Chronicle-Herald—a rare breed these days. I became a new subscriber back in the spring. I was excited. […Read more]

Nov 182014

By John Hutton. Originally published at The Coast. John is an undergraduate student at Dalhousie, pursuing a degree in international development studies and economics. The time to fix Nova Scotia’s education system is now. The McNeil government is currently in talks with Nova Scotia’s universities for a new Memorandum of Understanding, an agreement signed every […Read more]

Nov 142014
Silver Winner: Best Activist Organization

Yay! Thank you once again to the readers of The Coast for the show of support!! Congrats also to the Ecology Action Centre and South House. And thanks to all the other organizations and activists who work daily in our community without the public recognition they deserve.  

Nov 122014
What is, and isn’t, in the minister’s report on Nova Scotian education

Solidarity Halifax member Ben Sichel examines the Nova Scotia government’s education review. Originally published at No Need to Raise Your Hand. Ben is a teacher in Dartmouth and author of the P-12 education section for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Provincial Budget. The panel reviewing Nova Scotia’s education system has released its report. Disrupting […Read more]

Nov 102014
STATEMENT: Private sector housing - not accountable, not liveable

On October 30th tenants of Hasan Yildiz’s rooming housing were evacuated by HRM by-law. Conditions in the rooming house were unlivable, with dangerous electrical wiring, frequent flooding, a narrow staircase, bedbugs, and overcrowding. Yildiz at one point even rented out a dirt floor cellar with no ventilation and only a kerosene heater. This is what […Read more]