May 112016
 
MEDIA RELEASE: Antipoverty advocate Gabriel Enxuga to run for District 5 Councillor as part of Dartmouth Solidarity campaign

For immediate release. Wednesday, May 11, 2016 MEDIA RELEASE Antipoverty advocate Gabriel Enxuga to run for District 5 Councillor as part of Dartmouth Solidarity campaign HALIFAX – Antipoverty advocate and Solidarity Halifax member Gabriel Enxuga is running to be  the next councillor for District 5, Dartmouth Centre. Over the past several years, Gabriel has worked  with […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]




May 212015
 
STATEMENT: Rent Increases and Credit Checks At Metcap Living Precipitating Housing Crisis in Halifax

1. After a review by their head office in Toronto, Metcap Living Property Management has started declining tenants with bad credit scores. This comes after large rent increases; a one bedroom apartment in the notoriously bad Jackson Rd properties now starts at $680 plus power. 2. The Department of Community Services is refusing to provide […Read more]




May 042015
 
Bernard burns most vulnerable as budget creates hardships

Solidarity Halifax member Evan Coole exposes the hypocrisy in Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard’s support of the NS Liberal budget. Originally published at The Chronicle Herald. Can you imagine having to gather a mountain of documentation before sitting in front of a panel of civil servants and an adjudicator to get your child a dental […Read more]