The prisoners at the Burnside jail are engaged in a non-violent protest

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On August 19th, the prisoners at Burnside jail launched a non-violent protest and issued a statement with demands. Their statement was published by the Halifax Examiner and can be read here: The prisoners at the Burnside jail are engaged in a non-violent protest; here is their statement

No Pipe, No Pandering: The Enemy is the 1%

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Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation, a subsidiary of Paper Excellence, owns a pulp mill at Abercrombie Point and an effluent treatment facility in Boat Harbour – both near New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – in the Epekwitk Aqq Piktuk district of Mi’kma’ki. The mill and treatment facility have been sites of struggle for a long time. … [Read More]

Solidarity against the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Line 3 

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Solidarity Halifax joins in the demand to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement. We stand in full solidarity with Indigenous communities on the front lines of the struggle against these pipelines, and with everyone supporting those on the front lines. Oil and State The decision of the Trudeau Liberals to buy the Trans … [Read More]

ACTION: Justice for Janitors / Black Workers Matter

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To honour the struggle of the Justice for Janitors campaign, after taking direction from affected workers and their union, (see info from the J4J website here), 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.  Join … [Read More]

Solidarity against Northern Pulp

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The Northern Pulp Mill and Wastewater Treatment Plant Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation runs a pulp mill at Abercrombie Point and a wastewater treatment plant in Boat Harbour – both near New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – in the Aqq Piktuk district of Mi’kma’ki. The mill and treatment plant have been sites of struggle for a … [Read More]

Petition: Stop Street Checks

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Working While Black, along with other concerned members of the community, is spearheading a campaign to stop street checks in Nova Scotia. At the centre of the campaign is a petition you can find here. The petition reads: We, the people of Nova Scotia, hereby demand the Government of Nova Scotia receive our request. WHEREAS … [Read More]

Towards an anti-capitalist and anti-colonial environmentalism

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Talking Radical Radio interviewed Solidarity Halifax members Sam Krawec and Chelsea Fougere to talk about their work through our Ecojustice Committee, which aims to bring anti-capitalists and environmentalists together, and to create a space for people to engage in analysis and action that works towards building an anti-capitalist, anti-colonial environmentalism. “Historically, anti-capitalist organizations (in their … [Read More]

Solidarity Against Alton Gas

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The Alton Natural Gas Storage Facility Project is a plan to store high-pressure natural gas in artificial caverns about one kilometer underground near Stewiacke, Nova Scotia. The company plans to use water from the Shubenacadie River to flush out salt deposits, dump the waste water back into the river, and use the resulting underground hollows … [Read More]