Jan 212016
 
VIDEO - Between Nations: We Are ALL Treaty People

On October 5th, 2015, Solidarity Halifax hosted a public event examining the responsibilities and challenges in upholding the Peace and Friendship Treaties in Mi’kmaki. Below is a video recording of the event preceded by a new introduction by Elder Bill Lewis. Further down is the event description and short bios for each of the speakers […Read more]




Dec 232015
 

Sébastien Labelle is VP (Culture & Mayworks) at the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council and a member of Solidarity Halifax. This is his submission on Bill 148 at Law Amendments, on Wednesday, December 17. I’m an actor, and am directly affected by the Liberal government’s damaging, imposed changes to the film industry. I’m also a […Read more]




Dec 142015
 
Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2016 - Stronger Together

    The Nova Scotia Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives recently published its Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2016. The following Solidarity Halifax members are among the many contributors to the collective effort: Kyle Buott, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council David Etherington, Canadian Federation of Students – Nova Scotia Larry Haiven, Department of […Read more]




Sep 282015
 
EVENT - Between Nations: We are ALL Treaty People

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]




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]