Oct 012014
Happy Treaty Day to All

By Ben Sichel. Ben  is a teacher in Dartmouth and author of the P-12 education section for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Alternative Provincial Budget. Originally published at no need to raise your hand.   It’s Treaty Day in Nova Scotia, a day marking the Peace and Friendship treaties signed in the 1700’s between the [...Read more]

Sep 292014
STATEMENT: Solidarity Halifax opposes Government dictating contracts

The Liberal government under Premier Stephen McNeil and Health Minister Leo Glavine are planning to introduce legislation on Monday which would deny health care workers the right to choose which union will represent them in collective bargaining, as well as dictating some of the terms of their contracts.  Solidarity Halifax opposes this union-busting legislation and [...Read more]