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]

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]

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]

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]

Treaty Teach-In & Action Brainstorm

Shambala School

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 … [Read More]

Imagining 2030: What Could Climate Justice Look Like in Mi’kma’ki?

Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Conversations on climate action, good jobs, and rights for workers and Indigenous communities. Nova Scotia needs new goals for climate action, and a new way of looking at climate justice. Groups have called for public engagement on the development of two wide-reaching pieces of climate and environmental policy with the Government of Nova Scotia: the … [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]