186
186
3

Support the Halifax 6

$6,941 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 188 people in 1 month
Created December 4, 2018
Have you ever been to jail for Justice? Well 6 of our friends recently have been! Austin Hiltz, Art Bouman, Justin Whitten, Brad Fougere, Darius Mirshahi, and Tony Tracy were arrested on Sunday December 2nd at the Halifax Mail Processing Plant.   The 6 have since been charged with mischief and obstruction; with another court date on January 4th for their pleas. 

As postal workers had their right to strike ripped away from them once again by back to work legislation; these folks took over the picket duty and stood on the line to demand  free collective bargaining and the right to strike for all workers. Now their rights have been impeded on! The 6 were arrested while  participating in a peaceful protest and now have had their right to peaceful assembly attacked by the Halifax Regional Police.

So now we need to do what we can to support the Halifax Six. Going to jail is expensive! Lets give them all our support which includes making a donation to ensure they have no financial burden as they fight for justice for all of us! They have shown us solidarity, now lets be sure to do the same.

Quote from Tony Tracy:

“The right to full and fair collective bargaining and the fundamental Charter-protected right to strike are always worth defending,” Tracy wrote. “Bosses and governments have never given us rights that we haven’t fought for, and those ‘rights’ are meaningless if not defended.”
+ Read More
Update 2
Posted by Toni MacAfee
1 month ago
   Share
1
1
Thank you all for your support so far. I am the CUPW Atlantic Regional Education & Organization officer and I am friends with the Halifax 6. I wanted to inform you all that I will be collecting the money on behalf of our 6 friends and I will ensure the money makes it to them. I am hoping to deliver the money to them no later than their court date on January 4th/2019. Thank you everyone. Solidarity!
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update

$6,941 of $6,000 goal

Raised by 188 people in 1 month
Created December 4, 2018
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
PK
$15
Peter Kerr
19 days ago
TP
$25
Tatiana Povey
21 days ago
HM
$10
HENRY MOTT
25 days ago
DP
$5
Duncan Pike
25 days ago
$20
Anonymous
26 days ago
DS
$50
Dave Snowden
26 days ago
$10
Ramona Pfennig
26 days ago
$50
Denise Martins
26 days ago
PF
$10
Pat Francis
28 days ago
TH
$30
Tomas Hosford
28 days ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.