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Anti-Poverty Rally draws crowd and media

Check out the photos and media from our anti-poverty rally, which gathered outside Province House at the start of the spring sitting of provincial parliament. We worked with a coalition of housing, worker, disability and anti-poverty groups to send a clear message to this government that poverty was a growing problem in our province. Check…

Happy International Women’s Day from Fight for $15 & Fairness Halifax

Happy International Women’s Day! The Halifax Chapter of Fight for 15 knows that women are some of the hardest workers out there. Women often work double time, working under formal employment as well as performing unpaid labour at home. It’s not a coincidence that jobs that have been traditionally considered ‘women’s work’ are underpaid. Women…

Statement: We Need $15 an Hour, not a Small Hike in the Minimum Wage

The provincial government has announced that Nova Scotia’s minimum wage for experienced workers will increase by fifty-five cents to $11.55 per hour on April 1st, 2019. That increase is not nearly enough, but it shows that the campaign for a $15 minimum wage is getting results in Nova Scotia, like it has across Canada and…