October 5th, 2015 – unceded Mi’kmaq territory. To say that we are on unceded Mi’kmaq territory is a simple affirmation. Yet, it seems for many to affirm a complex and confusing reality. All of us in K’jipuktuk (Halifax) are standing or sitting, reading, talking, living and going about our daily routines on unceded Mi’kmaq territory. […Read more]
In anticipation of Monday’s event titled Between Nations: We Are ALL Treaty People, Sheldon MacLeod of 95.7FM interviews Tayla Fern Paul and Solidarity Halifax member Sébastien Labelle who share their thoughts about the relevance of treaties today. Listen to the interview HERE. Place the time marker at 26:30.
Click on image to download PDF poster In the mid-1700s Britain signed a series of Peace and Friendship treaties with the Mi’kmaq nation. All who live on this land today – Native and non-Native – have a duty to uphold and live by these agreements. October is Mi’kmaq History Month. Join us for an evening […Read more]
On a Potential Constitutional Challenge to the Universities Accountability and Sustainability Act and the Limitations of Legalistic Labour Strategies How should workers fight repressive legislation, in the courts or in the streets? While a favorable judgement can bring concrete benefits to workers, there are serious drawbacks to a legalistic strategy. Pursuing a court challenge is […Read more]
Katrin MacPhee and Mark Culligan, members of Solidarity Halifax, write in The Coast about Canada’s role in the Syrian refugee crisis. This country deserves the blame for failing to act and contributing to a crisis. Alan Kurdi’s death on a Turkish beach has weighed heavily on the consciences of Canadians. The discovery that an NDP MP […Read more]