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]
Larry Haiven writes an op-ed in The Chronicle Herald in which he compares the NS Finance Minister to Henry VIII’s Thomas Cromwell. Larry is a professor in the Sobey’s School of Business at SMU and member of Solidarity Halifax. Like many others, I love Hilary Mantel’s two Man-Booker prize-winning novels about Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s […Read more]
CBC Information Morning spoke to Solidarity Halifax member and Professor of Management Larry Haiven ahead of the NSTU’s ratification vote. Larry denounces shotgun bargaining and myths about empty public coffers. > Listen to the interview here Note: Comments by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.
Join Evan, Solidarity Halifax, and other members of the Halifax North community on December 5th to hear about our vision for a fair and affordable city. December 5, 3:00pm Halifax North Memorial Branch Library 2285 Gottingen St. All welcome. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Across our community, people are struggling. Our neighbours are choosing […Read more]
On a Potential Constitutional Challenge to the Universities Accountability and Sustainability Act and the Limitations of Legalistic Labour Strategies How should workers fight repressive legislation, in the courts or in the streets? While a favorable judgement can bring concrete benefits to workers, there are serious drawbacks to a legalistic strategy. Pursuing a court challenge is […Read more]