“The Provincial government’s open for business policy and commitment to reduce mining regulations appears to not be enough to satisfy MANS appetite to promote unfettered mining in Nova Scotia.” writes Paul Jenkinson of Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS).

Crazy as it may sound, the Nova Scotia Mining Association wants to be allowed to mine and quarry inside Nova Scotia’s protected areas. The provincial government has stated it isn’t interested in opening up these areas, but organizations such as the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) remain on high alert.