May 062015

Originally posted at the Halifax Media Coop. On April 8 2015, Solidarity Halifax member Larry Haiven spoke among a number of presenters to discuss the impacts of the Nova Scotia healthcare restructuring on labour-management relations. Moderator: Mayya Assouad, Reporter, Global News Halifax Panelists: +Larry Haiven, Professor, Department of Management, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s […Read more]

Apr 262015
#NSuncut - A Coalition Against Austerity is Born

On April 22, the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and the Nova Scotia chapter of the Canadian Federation of Students held an open meeting to discuss the NS Liberal government’s austerity budget and the need to fight back. At this meeting, activists and organizers from numerous anti-poverty, student, arts, social justice, environmental and labour organizations […Read more]

Apr 202015
Private home care would give seniors poorer, inefficient aid

Originally published in the Chronicle Herald by James Hutt, on behalf of signatories listed below this article. James is coordinator for the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Healthcare Network and a member of Solidarity Halifax. Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine recently announced plans to seriously consider opening home care and support services to competitive bidding. This […Read more]

Apr 132015
STATEMENT: Solidarity Halifax response to the Liberal Austerity Budget

Stephen McNeil and the Liberal Party have introduced a draconian austerity budget for Nova Scotia. With major cuts, freezes, and changes to existing social programmes, this austerity agenda is doomed to fail and result in major pain for the working class in our province. It is a rehashing of the infamous John Savage years, when […Read more]