Aug 132015

Ben Sichel, member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada and of Solidarity Halifax, writes to the Chronicle Herald in support of former NDP candidate Morgan Wheeldon who faces accusations of anti-semitism following his comments about Israel’s assault on Gaza. Re: “NDP hopeful pulls out of race” (Aug.11). Jon Goldberg of the Atlantic Jewish Council makes a […Read more]

Jul 242015
Not yet Canada's Syriza, but a small step in that direction

  Talking Radical Radio interviews Kyle Buott. He is the president of the Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council and a member of Solidarity Halifax. He talks about a recent gathering: 14 anti-austerity and anti-capitalist groups from across the country were hosted by Solidarity Halifax at a Congress of the Radical Left, to discuss building relationships […Read more]

May 122015
STATEMENT: Solidarity Halifax Supports Water & Wastewater Workers

Federal Infrastructure Funding Needed for Municipalities Talks have broken down between the city’s water workers and Halifax Water. The workers are members of two CUPE locals, Local 227 and Local 1431. In total there are more than 330 workers between the two locals.  The workers deal with water, waste water, and storm water systems across […Read more]

May 122015
Halifax Water increases revenue while short-changing workers

Solidarity Halifax member Shay Enxuga takes a look at the bigger picture behind the labour struggle at Halifax Water. Originally published at the Halifax Media Coop. Bargaining has broken down between Halifax Water and 330 CUPE members in two different locals. These workers manage infrastructure that is essential to daily life across the Halifax Regional […Read more]

Feb 262015

Solidarity Halifax member Phil Homburg wrote this piece last year for the UK based Novara Wire. It serves as a good introduction to the topic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. Over the past few months Canada’s Conservative government has been resisting pressure to call an inquiry into reports of more than 1000 unresolved cases […Read more]