Sep 302012

Solidarity Halifax’s endorses the Canadian Peace Alliance’s Day of Action on October 6th in opposition to war with Iran.

1. We oppose US, Israeli, and NATO military intervention in Iran.

2. We equally oppose the current dictatorial regime in Iran.

3. We support the right of the Iranian peoples to resistance and to freedom from dictators and foreign intervention.

4. We oppose the continued development and existence of nuclear weapons around the world.


Facebook event:

Sep 172012
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Just Us! Coffeehouse 5896 Spring Garden

With elections around the corner, it’s a great time to ask: how do municipal politics affect us? What more should we expect from our city?Come on out to have a discussion, learn about some history of progressive political organizing in Halifax, watch a film clip, and more!This event will be to talk about issues, not candidates. How do we organize ourselves to fight against regressive policies of austerity at the urban level?

Featured guests:

CAROLANN WRIGHT-PARKS finished second in Toronto’s mayoral race in 1988. She currently works with Ujamaa, a sustainable development initiative in the African Nova Scotian Community.

JACKIE BARKLEY (Solidarity Halifax) was part of the Municipal Action Committee, a coalition of environmentalists, anti-poverty activists and members of the African Nova Scotian Community who developed a platform and candidate report card in the 1991 municipal elections in Halifax.

FILM CLIP: From the NFB’s “Encounter on Urban Environment”: “a panel of specialists from different fields who met with members of every level of the Halifax/Dartmouth community during a week-long session to consider the future of the area and the responsibility of the citizens and government in planning the future.”

FREE admission!

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Sep 052012





The hearings on power rate increases at the Utility and Review Board are coming up – and so is the next step in the Power to the People Campaign!

All citizens have to 10 minutes to speak at the hearing on September 18th, and we’re organizing as many as we can to be there. This is a great chance to have our voices heard on this issue. In order to speak you must register by emailing or calling (902) 424-4448 on or before September 10th.

This is an easy gesture that can make a big splash! We’ll also be holding an information and training session on Monday, September 10 at 6PM at Chebucto Coffee (6340 Chebucto Rd.) for anyone who wants to practice a presentation or brush up on some facts. Or, give us a shout if you have any questions at all or want to read through some more information.

This should be fun – we’ll have strength in numbers on this one!


In this short 1.5 minute video, Brian Crouse of Solidarity Halifax explains the need to fight for public ownership of our power utilities.