Apr 152015
 
Aaron Beale, Dal student speaking at Diana Whalen's office on Monday.

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.

Apr 142015
 
Cramming for exams in the age of austerity

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]

Apr 142015
 
Workers in Nova Scotia Fight to Raise the Minimum Wage

By Shay Enxuga for Rankandfile.ca Shay is a community organizer and member of Solidarity Halifax. On April 1, minimum wage workers in Nova Scotia got a raise. But unfortunately for Omar Joof, and thousands of other workers, the meagre 20 cent increase still isn’t enough to make ends meet. Sitting in a McDonald’s off Lacewood Drive, […Read more]