There are so many concrete things HRM could and should do to make this city safer for all, but HRM rather focuses on “raising awareness,” writes Martyn Williams.
PSA: On the heels of a similar event in Mahone Bay that drew 300 people, the Twin Bays Coalition is holding a rally in opposition to the provincial government’s plan to impose industrial scale open net pen fish farming in our waters.
On Wednesday February 19th, Erich Burton, an arrestee from the Extinction Rebellion #BridgeOut action in October, arrived at the Halifax Court House flanked by supporters to plead not guilty by reason of necessity. The crown however opted simply to dismiss the case.
This Friday the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour (NSFL) is presenting a panel discussion and forum to build closer ties among environmentalists, labour activists, Indigenous land defenders and other activists. We talk with NSFL president Danny Cavanagh and panelist Silver Donald Cameron.
PSA: The Xinka Parliament and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) support and stand in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en land defenders, who are resisting the incursion of the Coastal Gaslink (CGL) pipeline on their unceded territory.
PSA: Members of the Facebook Group Save Little Harbour/Owls Head From Corrupt Backroom Deal will be holding a rally to save Owls Head Provincial Park on February 20 2020 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm starting at Grand Parade and then marching to Province House to hear from speakers.
Robin Tress on what Freedom of Information requests have revealed about the hidden backroom manoeuvres of the federal government to pave the way for the Alton Gas project.
On February 11th at 12:30 pm, Haligonians began to block the Fairview Cove Container Terminal in solidarity with Wet’suwe’ten land defenders, who are being forced off their land by the RCMP to make way for the Coastal Gaslink pipeline project.
Media release: This morning, the Council of Canadians together with Mi’kmaq grassroots grandmothers and community researchers shared documents that show the Alton Gas Project is on a path to break the Fisheries Act by depositing high concentration brine into fish-bearing waters.
It took a long time, but the Town of Shelburne’s predominantly Black community is finally getting the well that the South End Environmental Injustice Society (SEED) had been fighting for.