September 27, 2016

Joint statement from Carlos Beals, Gabriel Enxuga, Shelley Fashan and Lindell Smith

For Immediate Release — September 27, 2016 We’re Running for Everyone – New Voices, New Ideas, New Faces! his year’s municipal elections aren’t your typical elections that offer little chance of change from the status quo. This time around, there are candidates who truly are looking to represent everyone. Voter turnout for elections at all levels of government has been …

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September 21, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga Statement on Toronto Including Anishnaabe Names on Street Signs

Toronto has begun including Anishnaabe names on several major street signs in the city. This is a great and simple way through which our own city could move toward revitalizing Mi’kmaw place names and raise awareness about our colonial history and treaty responsibilities. It is shameful that our council recently voted down a motion to simply enter into a process …

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September 21, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga Statement on Halifax Water’s Mandatory Water Restrictions

On September 19, Halifax Water had to implement mandatory water restrictions on some residents for the first time ever. Please refrain from washing your car or watering your lawn. This is an unfortunate reminder that climate change is real. It’s here, it’s happening, and it’s affecting our communities now. Climate change has a direct effect on fresh water levels. The …

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September 15, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga wins campaign endorsement from Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council

We are proud to report that Gabriel Enxuga has been endorsed by the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council as the progressive candidate for Dartmouth Centre – District 5! It is a great honour to be endorsed by the Labour Council and their affiliated unions on behalf of 25,000 union members in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Gabriel is committed to continuing to …

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September 6, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga Statement of Solidarity with CUPE Local 108 (Halifax Civic Workers’ Union)

s a candidate for HRM’s Municipal Council in Dartmouth Centre (District 5), I stand firmly and solidly in support of the members of CUPE Local 108, the Halifax Civic Workers’ Union, in their ongoing struggle to achieve a fair negotiated Collective Agreement with our municipal government that doesn’t attack the pension benefits they have worked so hard to obtain and …

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September 5, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga’s Campaign Team attend Halifax Labour Day March & Rally

Gabriel Enxuga and members of his campaign team attended the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council‘s annual Labour Day March & Rally in Halifax on Monday September 5th, where Gabriel was an invited speaker at the Rally at Victoria Park prior to the March to the Halifax Commons. It was great to be on the march, which was led by the Halifax Typographical …

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August 6, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga Campaign Launch Rally & BBQ on Saturday August 6th, 2016 (VIDEOS)

n Saturday August 6th, Gabriel Enxuga formally launched his campaign for Regional Municipal Council in Dartmouth Centre – District 5 with a well-attended Campaign Launch Rally and BBQ at Alderney Landing. Gabriel’s campaign team captured a few videos of the Campaign Launch Rally and BBQ and have posted them below. As Gabriel said at the Campaign Launch: I want you to believe that …

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August 6, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga Campaign Launch Rally & BBQ – PHOTOS

On Saturday August 6th, Gabriel Enxuga formally launched his campaign for Regional Municipal Council in Dartmouth Centre – District 5 with a well-attended Campaign Launch Rally and BBQ at Alderney Landing. See the SLIDESHOW of PHOTOS from Gabriel’s Campaign Launch Event below!

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July 23, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga marches in the Halifax Pride Parade

Gabriel Enxuga and his campaign team marched in the Halifax Pride Parade on July 23rd, 2016. Gabriel is the first openly trans candidate for Halifax Regional Council. Gabriel has been a lifelong activist in the queer and trans community. He got involved with community organizing by starting a campaign to organize the first ever GSA in the local high school in …

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May 26, 2016

Public Transit Should Be Free

Let’s get those cars off the road and put more money back into the pockets of working people, says Gabriel Enxuga ust like public health care and public schools, I believe that free transit is a public good because we would live in a better world if everyone was healthy, educated and able to get around. We collectively fund public …

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May 18, 2016

This fall Gabriel Enxuga wants to represent Dartmouth Centre

KJIPUKTUK (Halifax) – Public transit and city recreation services would be free, if it were up to Halifax council candidate and long-time poverty activist Gabriel Enxuga. Last week Enxuga announced that he wants to be the next councillor for District 5, Dartmouth Centre. The seat will be anyone’s to win with the retirement of long-time councillor Gloria McCluskey. “I am …

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May 17, 2016

Gabriel Enxuga on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

oday, May 17th, is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. It didn’t really occur to me until today, but I think I might be the first openly trans person to run for public office in Nova Scotia – but I would love to be proven wrong! Before announcing my candidacy, I was nervous about promoting myself as a transgender candidate …

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May 11, 2016

Antipoverty advocate Gabriel Enxuga to run for District 5 Councillor as part of Dartmouth Solidarity campaign

HALIFAX – Antipoverty advocate and Solidarity Halifax member Gabriel Enxuga is running to be  the next councillor for District 5, Dartmouth Centre. Over the past several years, Gabriel has worked  with Dartmouth residents to advocate for more affordable housing, the elimination of predatory  lending in our city, and access to public transit for people living on social assistance. “Across our  …

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