Cartoonist Virve Whiteway offers her take on the Owls Head debacle.
media release: “This is a measure of the sincerity of a party’s pledge to address the climate emergency,” says Gretchen Fitzgerald, Director, Sierra Club Canada Foundation. “It will be a challenge to reduce our emissions, but further offshore oil and gas development will make it impossible.”
A landfill near Bridgetown in the Annapolis Valley has been the subject of complaints at the Municipal level for nearly five years. At the time the facility was managed by a Annapolis Progressive Conservative candidate Jennifer Ehrenfeld-Poole, who earlier became a subject of controversy after screenshots circulated on social media of the candidate expressing a desire to commit violence against cyclists.
Brooklyn Connolly on the UN’s IPCC report on the climate crisis and what it means for Nova Scotia. “While Nova Scotia has among the strongest climate targets in the country, it lacks a climate plan to ‘back it up’.”
A rally at Victoria Park in downtown Halifax drew at least 300 people angry enough about the potential sale of Owls Head Provincial Park to sacrifice part of a beautiful summer Saturday. Passing cars and buses honking in support provided a steady background chorus throughout the event.
News release: Mi’kmaw Grandmothers and members of the grassroots “Save Owls Head” movement will be hosting a rally at Victoria Park in Halifax on August 7 at 1:00 PM, calling on Nova Scotian voters to protect our provincial land and parks at the ballot box.
The Liberal attempts to secretly de-list and then sell Owls Head Provincial Park to turn it into a golf course remain a source of inspiration for cartoonist Matt Dempsey.
Media release: Alternative economic solutions to the destructive practices of gold mining exist that support the growth of local economies. We therefore asked all North Colchester candidates whether they support the immediate adoption of the proposed French River Watershed Regulations, which includes a ban on mining.
The Save Owls Head Provincial Park Facebook group responds to the recent supreme court decision: “When governments won’t do what’s right, it’s up to the citizens to demand change.”
Media release: Sierra Club Atlantic’s new Beyond Climate Promises report is calling for urgent action and accountability on climate change, forestry, and a just transition. Sierra Club Atlantic submitted the report to the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Climate Change last night as part of the public consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals Act and New Climate Change Plan for Clean Growth, which closed July 26.