Mar 202016
 
STATEMENT: Solidarity Halifax opposes Alton Gas Storage project

Solidarity Halifax opposes the project by Alton Natural Gas Storage to store natural gas in three underground salt caverns near Stewiacke, N.S. We stand with our allies, other activists and community members against politics that prioritize forms of development and resource extraction that negatively impact our lives, our shared natural environment and our relationships with […Read more]




Dec 172015
 
Solidarity Halifax Statement on Bill 148

Solidarity Halifax opposes Bill 148, introduced by the NS Liberal government to impose wage restraint on 75,000 public sector workers. We support free and fair collective bargaining and oppose government attempts to legislate contracts unilaterally. The Liberals are trying to blame teachers, nurses, civil servants and other public sector workers for the so-called financial crisis […Read more]




Oct 052015
 
STATEMENT: We Are ALL Treaty People

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]




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 212015
 
STATEMENT: Rent Increases and Credit Checks At Metcap Living Precipitating Housing Crisis in Halifax

1. After a review by their head office in Toronto, Metcap Living Property Management has started declining tenants with bad credit scores. This comes after large rent increases; a one bedroom apartment in the notoriously bad Jackson Rd properties now starts at $680 plus power. 2. The Department of Community Services is refusing to provide […Read more]