Friday, 18 October 2019

On Tuesday, October 15th, in lead up to Monday’s federal elections, Justin Trudeau spoke at Halifax’s Brewery Market. He was joined by Halifax MP Andy Fillmore. That evening, No One Is Illegal-Halifax/K’jipuktuk (NOII-Hfx) member Stacey Gomez was barred from participating in the event by the Liberal party. NOII-Hfx stands with Ms. Gomez and denounces this undemocratic move by the Liberals.

News release: On Thursday, October 3rd at 12pm Haligonians will participate in a multi-city Day of Action Against Canada’s Detention of Immigrants. Organizers and supporters of No One is Illegal – Halifax / K’jipuktuk will go to the campaign office of MP Andy Fillmore on Quinpool Rd to deliver a mailbox filled with letters from the public calling for an end to immigrant detention.

We are a group of Hong Kongers who call Halifax home. We would like an opportunity to share our story, and hope to earn your solidarity and support. There will be a global event on the weekend of the 28th for the world community to show solidarity with Hong Kong. In Halifax, we will hold a human chain event this Saturday (September 28th) at 2 pm outside the Halifax Public Garden (Junction of Spring Garden Road and South Park Street). Please join us!

Tundè Balogun of the Objective News Agency on the Trudeau blackface revelations: “His latest scandal comes as no surprise for members of intelligent Black society, for we are all too familiar with anti-Black racism white supremacy. We understand that the white supremacist with a smile is just as dangerous as the one with a scowl. We understand, that racism is economic, and this latest scandal of Black/Brown face is the actions of a man with an iron grip on the institutions that choke the life out of us daily.”

The Dalhousie Black Faculty & Staff Caucus share and feel the pain of the people of the Bahamas. We will be working with students and others to organize supply drives on the Dalhousie campus and in Halifax more broadly to collect relief supplies to send to the people of the Bahamas. Items that will be collected include hygiene supplies, toiletries, medical supplies, non-perishable food items, blankets and sheets, clothing and other relief supplies.