This weekend’s documentary follows a group of women from Nova Scotia as they travel to the site of the new hydroelectric installation at Muskrat Falls in Labrador. With Labradorian women as their guides, the Nova Scotians come to understand the heavy toll this dam is taking on the local environment, economy, and social fabric.
Fast paced documentary on the impact of climate change on the people who live in Antigonish.
A victim impact statement by the Pictou Landing First Nation after Northern Pulp pleaded guilty to leaking effluent into the East River in 2014 makes for interesting reading. Government sure lied a lot, and it broke a lot of promises in the last 60 years.
BP is paying the Discovery Centre for a program on offshore exploration for students in grades 6 and 7.
Nova Scotia stands to benefit from the Muskrat Falls power generating project through the Maritime Link. It’s time to have our voice heard on the severe damage the project threatens to inflict on the Inuit who live there.
If only the NDP were in power, these would be the things it would do this Spring, said Gary Burrill at a press conference at Province House this morning.
A recently launched interactive map shows the realities of environmental racism in Nova Scotia. It’s the work of the ENRICH project, the group around Ingrid Waldron that for years now has been hammering away at this very important issue.
It’s Too Big, this week’s featured documentary, makes a convincing case against the biomass plant in Point Tupper. It’s short (just 10 minutes), it’s made by volunteers under the guidance of ACALA TV in Antigonish, and it’s very good.
The Department of Natural Resources does a major flip-flop on its forest certification practices in Western Nova Scotia. Not good, say environmentalists.
Back home the American owner of the Donkin mine is facing a mine closure, a potentially very costly dispute with shareholders, lawsuits, and a general move away from coal. No wonder its shares tumbled by 80 percent in 2015.