Jul 062015
Why I support IATSE and won't cross a picket at Egg Films

In March Egg Studios locked out 290 freelance film technicians, members of IATSE Local 849 after failing to reach a second collective agreement. Sébastien Labelle wrote a personal response originally posted on Facebook after being questioned about his support for IATSE. Sébastien is a self-employed actor and member of ACTRA. He is also VP (Culture & […Read more]

Aug 082014
HALIFAX LABOUR: Unemployment Up, Liberals Have No Plan

A news release from the Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council. HDDLC President Kyle Buott is a member of Solidarity Halifax. For Immediate Release August 8, 2014 Unemployment Up, Liberals Have No Plan Halifax, NS – Statistics Canada released the monthly Labour Force Survey today showing that while unemployment was down across Canada, it is up […Read more]

Mar 212014
Nova Scotia: We Have Everything We Need to Succeed

Solidarity Halifax member Larry Haiven wrote the following as the concluding piece to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Nova Scotia Alternative Budget for 2014. Among the budget’s co-authors are Kyle Buott, Larry Haiven, James Hutt and Ben Sichel, all members of Solidarity Halifax.  Originally published at Behind the Numbers. __________ Preamble: The concluding piece […Read more]

Nov 202013
Taking a closer look at EI

Larry Haiven with the Canadian Centre For Policy Alternatives, Professor of Management at Saint Mary’s University, and Solidarity Halifax member, talks to CBC Information Morning about proposals to privatize Employment Insurance and the defense of social services. >>LISTEN HERE Note: Statements by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.