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PSA: Anti-poverty protest at Liberal party fundraiser

On July 24th Liberal Party will be holding a swanky fundraising gala on Citadel Hill. Unfortunately, ticket prices for this event are out of reach for us and most other Nova Scotians. A minimum-waged worker would need to pay two days’ wages to attend, and the price would eat up most of an income assistance recipient’s personal allowance for an entire month.

So while the McNeil Liberals hob-nob with wealthy elites, we will protest a government that caters to the interests of the wealthy at the expense of the many.  It is unacceptable that Nova Scotia has one of the lowest minimum wages in the country, and that Nova Scotia is the only province where child poverty rates are rising.

We’ll be protesting at the two street entrances to Citadel Hill from 4:30-6 p.m. Signs and other materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. Join us as we send the Liberals a message that Nova Scotians demand a more equal and just society.

When: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 4:30 PM – 6 PM

Hosted by Fight for $15 & Fairness – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Check out the Facebook event for more details, updates etc.