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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Hants History by Holly Hanes

1926 Miss Canada and her Connection to a Nova Scotia Company By Holly Hanes holly.hanes@dal.ca HANTS NORTH: While many people think of beauty pageants, or the crowing of Miss Universe, few individuals know the story of the first winner of the title “Miss Canada.” Miss Canada began awarding titles in 1923. The winner that year […]

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