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]

Feb 272015
Profit hoarding, homelessness and precarious housing

Two members of Solidarity Halifax were featured during the 2015 CKDU Homlessness Marathon and shared their thoughts on the systemic causes of homelessness and precarious housing. The yearly overnight broadcast is shared on campus and community stations from coast to coast, creating linkages and raising awareness of homelessness in Canadian communities. Listen to the segments […Read more]

Nov 102014
STATEMENT: Private sector housing - not accountable, not liveable

On October 30th tenants of Hasan Yildiz’s rooming housing were evacuated by HRM by-law. Conditions in the rooming house were unlivable, with dangerous electrical wiring, frequent flooding, a narrow staircase, bedbugs, and overcrowding. Yildiz at one point even rented out a dirt floor cellar with no ventilation and only a kerosene heater. This is what […Read more]