SKH Podcast – Episode 2 – Housing (part 2)

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Continuing our podcast-starting series on housing, SKH members Michelle, Jacob and Scott discuss a few historical examples of working class victories in housing struggles. Intro/Outro music: The Coup – The Guillotine. Link to the podcast: https://anchor.fm/solidaritykh

SKH Podcast – Episode 1 – Housing (part 1)

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In this debut episode, SKH members Michelle, Jacob and Scott discuss the housing crisis in the context of K’jipuktuk/Halifax. They talk about why the current state of housing is so dire, why do landlords act the way they do with impunity, and look at what current struggles can tell us about how we can fight … [Read More]

Statement on Antifascist counter-demonstration of June 22nd, 2019

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Solidarity K’jipuktuk Halifax condemns the actions of the Halifax Regional Police (HRP) during the events of June 22nd at Grand Parade and re-iterates its statement of solidarity toward those putting their health and safety on the line for the protection of immigrants, refugees, and the community as a whole. The National Citizens Alliance (NCA) is … [Read More]

Injunctions and the Suppression of Dissent

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Injunctions have been used to try and stifle vibrant, grassrootsmovements against the invasion of Wet’suwet’en territory, Northern Pulp’s plans to pipe effluent into the Northumberland Strait, and the back-to-work legislation used to break the PostalWorkers’ strike . So, what is this legal tool which is so useful in suppressing dissent? Injunctions are a legal oddity. … [Read More]

Statement: Anti-Imperialist Day of Struggle

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Solidarity Halifax joins the call for an Anti-Imperialist Day of Struggle, November 30, 2018, and declares its solidarity with the organizations and social movements represented by ALBA Movimientos and all peoples who find themselves in struggle for independence against the forces of imperialism and reaction. The last thirty years have seen the worldwide implementation of … [Read More]

Solidarity with Postal Workers

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Solidarity Halifax declares its firm solidarity with postal workers who went on strike following Canada Post’s refusal to address major issues put forward by workers during negotiation rounds. Rotating strikes began on Monday, October 22nd, 2018, in Victoria, Edmonton, Windsor, and Halifax and have since moved on to Toronto. The Canadian Union of Postal Workers … [Read More]

Highs and Lows: Observations about the Angela Davis event and weed legalization

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On Monday, October 22nd, social worker and community activist Jackie Barkley offered a commentary aired on CBC Info Morning. Jackie, who is also a member of Solidarity Halifax, shared with listeners her observations about hypocrisies surrounding the Angela Davis event at Dalhousie and the celebration of weed legalization. Here is a transcript of her commentary: … [Read More]

Offshore Drilling: Not Worth the Risk

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In early October of 2018, a speaking tour was organized to denounce offshore drilling in Nova Scotia. Chelsea Fougere spoke during the tour as a representative of the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia (CPONS). Chelsea is also a member of the Solidarity Halifax Eco-Justice Committee. Here is a transcript of the speech she delivered … [Read More]

Offshore drilling and political theatre

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To sacrifice the fisheries and tourism industries for a handful of oil jobs is not a gain. It’s not even breaking even. Solidarity Halifax’s Ecojustice Committee warns against the dangers of offshore drilling in Nova Scotia in The Coast’s Voice of the City column. G7 leaders will be meeting in Halifax from September 19 to … [Read More]

Strike ends at Burnside prison: Prisoners issue a statement

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After a 20 day long strike, the prisoners at Burnside issue a statement of gratitude to all those who supported them and call onto us all to keep the fight for justice going. The statement has been published at the Halifax Examiner and the Nova Scotia Advocate.