In this of Talking Radical Radio, Scott Neigh interviews Scott Beaver and Chris Hunter. Beaver is the president of the St. Mary’s River Association and Hunter is with the Atlantic Salmon Federation, and they talk about the NOPE Campaign — that stands for No Open Pit Excavation — against the proposed Cochrane Hill gold mine that would sit right next to the St. Mary’s.

A reminder that our Community Climate Meeting is this Sunday, Feb 2, at 2pm at St Margaret of Scotland Church, 3751 Robie St. (near Leeds St). This is an opportunity to get to know one another and discuss some of the environmental issues we want to take up or are already involved in.

The Nova Scotia Offshore Alliance (NSOA) is reaffirming its call for a moratorium on all offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling until a full public inquiry can be completed on this dangerous activity. This statement comes in response to this week’s news that the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has approved an extension to BP Canada’s license to drill offshore.

If you’re concerned about the climate crisis and want to do something about it—and you live in or around K’jipuktuk/Halifax—please come out for coffee and discussion on Sunday, January 19 from 2 to 5pm.