To our friends, comrades, and allies, For over a year Solidarity Halifax prepared for a campaign in the upcoming municipal election. We developed a platform based on a vision for a just city. We want a city that addresses climate change, builds a sustainable economy, provides access to affordable childcare and transit, challenges racism and […Read more]
Katrin MacPhee and Mark Culligan, members of Solidarity Halifax, write in The Coast about Canada’s role in the Syrian refugee crisis. This country deserves the blame for failing to act and contributing to a crisis. Alan Kurdi’s death on a Turkish beach has weighed heavily on the consciences of Canadians. The discovery that an NDP MP […Read more]
Last week, local columnist and partisan pundit Bill Black criticized the Health Coalition for saying that the Conservatives are taking $36 billion out of healthcare. He then used all sorts of skewed data to make it look like the Tories have increased funding. The Chronicle Herald (our provincial paper) asked Sol Hal member James Hutt to publish […Read more]
The time is long overdue for Canadians to stand against the history of colonialism and genocide which has marked the relationship of First Nations with the European settler population. The Truth and Reconciliation commission has released a damning report of our history, which requires us to demand that our government implement all 94 recommendations of […Read more]
Our Times Magazine featured an interview with Cape Breton labour activist Suzanne MacNeil. She has since moved to Halifax and is now a member of Solidarity Halifax. Click here to read the article Note: Statements by Solidarity Halifax members do not necessarily reflect positions held by the organization.