Boycott the Herald and its advertisers

by Robert Devet The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour is putting its weight behind the ongoing consumer boycott of Chronicle Herald advertisers. “There comes a point where you leave people no choice,” says Danny Cavanagh, president of the Federation. “The sooner these companies stop advertising,… Read More

Hundreds rally at Egg Films

By Robert Devet KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Hundreds of members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), in town for a meeting of IATSE’s International General Executive Board, rallied this morning at the offices of Egg Films on Lower Water Street. In March of… Read More

Boycott IKEA: Some Assembly Required

by Doug Nesbitt Locked out for thirteen months, over three hundred IKEA workers in Richmond, BC are still holding out. While setting record profits in 2013, IKEA is trying to impose a two-tier wage system and seriously weaken benefits. The stakes are high as IKEA… Read More