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]

May 012015
A Very Un-Austere Social

In the past few days, we have successfully proven that when the provincial government attempts to savage our economy with cuts to those on low incomes, students, the environment, public services and the film industry, it will not pass without a fight. From flash street parties to MLA pickets and rallies of hundreds of people, […Read more]

May 012015

The Liberal provincial government has worked itself into a lather trying to convince us that the province is broke and that drastic cuts are necessary.  But this is nonsense meant to continue the enrichment of the rich and impoverishment of the poor. Is it true that Nova Scotia can no longer afford the services and […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 152015
Aaron Beale, Dal student speaking at Diana Whalen's office on Monday.

Dal student and Solidarity Halifax member Aaron Beale speaks to The Chronicle Herald about why students are fighting back against austerity during the occupation of Minister Whalen’s office on April 13. Listen to the interview HERE Note: Statements by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.