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March 2018

Solidarity Halifax Presents: Capitalism, Colonialism, and Northern Pulp

March 28, 2018 , 6:30pm-8:30pm
Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS B3J 1E9 Canada
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What is Northern Pulp, and why does it seem to be so divisive? What are some of the problems people have with Northern Pulp, and what are some of the changes being proposed?   This free public event will be a panel discussion that brings together Mi'kmaq and non-Mi'kmaq people engaged in struggles relating to the Northern Pulp mill and treatment plant in Pik'tuk / Pictou County, Nova Scotia. The facilitator will have presenters draw connections between the struggles of…

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April 2018

Fight For $15 – Petitioning Action

April 14, 2018 , 12:00pm-1:30pm
Mumford Terminal, 7002 Mumford Rd
Halifax, NS Canada
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Come join us for another petitioning action! We will meet briefly at the McDonald's near the Mumford Road Bus Terminal at noon, then head to the bus terminal to do some petitioning. Nova Scotia raised its minimum wage by a totally inadequate 15 cents on April 1st. We're building a movement to demand $15 an hour and improved labour standards for all workers.

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Treaty Teach-In & Action Brainstorm

April 21, 2018 , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Shambala School, 5450 Russell St
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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SWAGR invites you to a Treaty Teach-In & Action Brainstorm with Rebecca Moore. Are you interested in learning about the Peace and Friendship Treaties? Are you interested in exploring what it would mean for the Treaties to be honoured, and who is responsible for upholding the Treaties? Want to be involved in anti-colonial organizing and the struggle to Stop Alton Gas? Come out and hear Rebecca Moore speak about the Peace and Friendship Treaties of Mi’kma’ki, and engage in brainstorming…

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Fight For $15 – Organizing Meeting

April 30, 2018 , 6:30pm-8:30pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS B3J 1E9 Canada
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Workers in Nova Scotia have been struggling to survive on a totally inadequate minimum wage for far too long. Join our movement to demand a $15 minimum wage and fair working conditions for all workers. Campaigns for $15 and Fairness have already been successful in Alberta, Ontario, and BC. We’ve been building a campaign, but need more organizers to get involved if we’re going to build a truly powerful movement. Come out to learn how you can get involved! The…

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May 2018

Justice for Janitors: Rally and Leafletting

May 15, 2018 , 4:00pm-4:45pm

To honour the struggle of the Justice for Janitors campaign, after taking direction from affected workers and their union, Solidarity Halifax invites our members and supporters in the broader community to show up for racial justice in relation to the Black janitors who formerly cleaned Founders Square. Please join us on TUESDAY MAY 15th at 4pm until 4:45pm outside the RBC on Lower Water Street, the back of 1871 Hollis Street (owned by Armour Group, cleaned by Deep Down), as…

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3 Days of Action for Justice for Janitors

May 28, 2018-May 30, 2018
1871 Hollis St., Halifax, NS, 1871 Hollis St.
Halifax, NS Canada
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Please join us in keeping up the struggle for Justice for Janitors, as the workers' complaint makes its way through the human rights commission. After after taking direction from affected workers and their union, Solidarity Halifax invites you to take part in three days of action to support the Black janitors who formerly cleaned Founders Square. Monday May 28th - Phone-in to Armour Group (902) 422-4424 Tuesday May 29th - Phone-in to Deep Down Cleaning: (902) 425-5619 and (902) 830-1113.…

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June 2018

Fight For Fifteen Petitioning

June 26, 2018 , 7:30am-9:00am
Dartmouth Bridge Terminal Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada + Google Map

Join the Fight for Fifteen and Fairness campaign for some early morning petitioning at the Dartmouth Bridge Terminal. Materials will be provided.  

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August 2018

Greenhouse Gas Declaration Launch

August 30, 2018 , 10:00am-11:00pm
Hope Blooms, 104 Brunswick St
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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Solidarity Halifax has been working alongside others in a Climate 2030 working group organized by Stephen Thomas of the Ecology Action Centre. The group has developed a Greenhouse Gas Declaration that will hopefully guide the provincial governments revisiting of the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act. We feel the target outlined in the declaration are realistic enough to be met, but tough enough to force future energy development to be exclusively renewable - because climate change is a real existential…

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September 2018

Public Demonstration and Leafleting in Support of Striking Prisoners at Burnside: #BlackAugustNorth

September 6, 2018 , 12:00pm-1:00pm
Nova Scotia Department of Justice building, 1690 Hollis St
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V7 Canada
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Thursday, September 6th 12 noon Nova Scotia Department of Justice building (1690 Hollis st., corner of Prince) Come out in support of striking prisoners at Central Nova Correctional Facility in Burnside! Prisoners have been striking since August 19th demanding basic, humane treatment for their rehabilitation, including adequate health care, nutritious food, and access to a library. We will convene in front of the Department of Justice on Hollis st. and proceed to the provincial court house on Spring Garden Rd.…

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October 2018

All out Oct.2: Fight for 15 & Fairness

October 2, 2018 , 12:00pm-1:30pm
Killam Library, 6225 University Ave
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4H8 Canada
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This October 1, while Albertans celebrate being the first province to reach a $15 minimum wage, Nova Scotia becomes the province with the lowest minimum wage in the country. This hasn’t always been the case. Just 4 and 1/2 years ago, Nova Scotia had the 4th highest minimum wage, while Alberta was one of the lowest. In that short time, three provinces (AB, BC, and ON) have made commitments to steadily raise the minimum wage to $15. Join us on…

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