Mi’kmaw Livelihoods, Not Clearwater Billions

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5 November 2020 Solidarity Kjipuktuk / Halifax voices our opposition to Clearwater Seafoods’ megafishery on the basis that it threatens Mi’kmaw livelihood fishing. Just by existing, Clearwater’s massive operation poses a serious threat to both Mi’kmaw livelihoods and lobster conservation.  We oppose the special treatment that Clearwater Seafoods receives from the Canadian government. Clearwater’s LF41 … [Read More]

Solidarity with Mi’kmaq assertion of treaty rights

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Solidarity Kjipuktuk / Halifax stands in solidarity with the Sipekne’katik First Nation and Potlotek First Nation and wholeheartedly supports Mi’kmaw rights-based fisheries. Our organization also broadly supports the Mi’kmaq assertion of inherent rights and treaty rights. We condemn the settler1 violence with which the exercise of Mi’kmaw treaty rights is being met. We are all … [Read More]

Anti-capitalist Response to COVID-19: Poster Series

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COVID-19 has highlighted many dimensions of the crisis of capitalism. Solidarity Kjipuktuk / Halifax believes a better world is possible; a world where a global pandemic would be met with care and material support on all fronts. Instead we see this virus hitting hardest in marginalized communities and bosses already rolling back wage increases for … [Read More]

Navigating the Canada Emergency Response Benefit: Information for Workers

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The Halifax Workers Action Centre created a guide to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Federal Government announced a new fund for those affected by COVID-19 called the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), created under the Canada Emergency Response Benefit Act (​CERB Act, contained in Bill C-13​) . In response … [Read More]

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]