COLUMN: Deleterious By Definition

By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com Our Fisheries Act is quite old – in fact one of the oldest acts in Canada – protecting native fish and their habitat since 1868 and evolving over decades to suit the government of the day. The Harper administration, for example, took their opportunity to weaken its safeguards while Trudeau’s is […]

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Written in Stone

Nova Scotian Geologist Unsure of Alton Gas By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com FORT ELLIS: The health of the Shubenacadie River is time and again the focus of resistance to Alton Gas, the company intent on hollowing out local salt caverns and dumping the resulting brine into this fragile watershed. A local geologist, however, is equally concerned […]

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Youth-led initiatives revitalize Rural Nova Scotia as RCF joins national community challenge

HANTS NORTH: Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia (RCFNS) is joining the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, making up to $15,000 available to five youth-led projects in rural Nova Scotia that address diverse and urgent local priorities. RCF Board Chair Arthur Bull believes that the key to addressing some of rural Nova Scotia’s most pressing […]

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