Suzanne MacNeil, Executive Vice-President of the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and member of Solidarity Halifax, shares her thoughts on the work to be done now that the election is done. Suzanne has just finished working as campaign manager for Sydney-Victoria NDP candidate Monika Dutt. Originally published in Our Times Magazine. Congratulations to all the […Read more]
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]
This article by Solidarity Halifax Member Brian Crouse and Alexandra Killham originally appeared in the July 9, 2015 edition of The Coast. Last week, the Coast published an article by Michael Wood, entitled “Why I celebrate Canada Day with all my heart.” This article was in response to Killa Atencio’s article, “Why I choose not […Read more]