A recent change to Bill C-69 increases concerns among Nova Scotia environmentalists about undue influence by the oil and gas industry on environmental approvals of offshore oil and gas projects in the Atlantic.
The man photographed at a local Tim Hortons sporting a sizable Islamophobic tattoo is indeed a member of the Canadian Navy, a Navy spokesperson confirmed late this afternoon..
CN has announced on its website that it will be applying herbicides on and around its railway tracks in Nova Scotia between June 24 and July 27. That’s all it will say. We tried…
the Nova Scotia Advocate has been informed that a a Freedom of Information request it submitted to the Halifax Regional Police to find out more about its internal reasoning for acquiring that tank-like vehicle was denied in its entirety.
A member of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) observed at a local Tim Horton’s sporting a large Islamophobic tattoo on his forearm has been identified and is now being investigated by the RCN chain of command.
Two major events dealing with a Green New Deal are scheduled in Halifax this month. We talk to one of the organizers of this Thursday’s town hall about how the two events relate, and where they differ.
A new CCPA report shows that, based on the Cobequid Pass experience, P3 highways cost more and reduce accountability when you compare it to the traditional way of highway construction and maintenance,
The white supremacist National Citizens Alliance (NCA) continues to make efforts to get established in Nova Scotia after earlier attempts failed miserably.
Lots of people got angry when the provincial government announced it set aside $80 million in support of a new building for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Healthcare is in crisis, they say, and spending money on something as unnecessary and luxurious as art at this time is a very bad idea. To further explore why art matters from a societal point of view, and indeed functions as a major economic engine all on its own, I met with writer and St. Mary’s University Art Gallery director Robin Metcalfe, who has thought deeply about these matters.
“When we checked around, we noticed that even for more minor regulatory changes the department offers longer comment periods. They also offer discussion documents and information sessions before a notice is posted in the Gazette,” says Sadie Beaton, Community Conservation Research Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre.