May 272014
VIDEO: Unions. Capitalism. Young Workers.

Unions are one of the only remaining democratic institutions under capitalism strong enough to take on neo-liberal policies. But are unions rising to the challenge? Especially when it comes to young workers? Faced with an increased casualization of work and chronic unemployment, young workers have less and less access to unions and to unionized workplaces. […Read more]

Apr 232014
5th Annual MayworksHalifax Festival

Solidarity Halifax is a proud sponsor of the 2014 MayworksHalifax Festival. See the festival’s press release below (features quotes from Solidarity Halifax members Sébastien Labelle and Kyle Buott) and make sure to check out the full calendar of events at Artists and labour activists join forces in another edition of the expanding MayworksHalifax Festival. […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]

Feb 252014
Loretta's Disappearance Part of a Horrific Pattern

Missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada by Solidarity Halifax member Hillary Bain Lindsay. Originally published by the Halifax Media Coop.   K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – On February 13, The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) delivered over 23,000 signatures to the House of Commons in support of NWAC’s call for a National Public Inquiry into […Read more]

Feb 172014
Campus Action on Oil and Oppression

Divest Dalhousie puts pressure on Dalhousie Board of Governors to divest from the fossil fuel industry. Many activist of Divest Dal, a working group of the Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group, are also members of Solidarity Halifax. Get out of fossil fuel, students tell Dalhousie – The Chronicle Herald ‘Putting their money where their […Read more]