A Failure of Perspective

My Afternoon at the Treaty Truckhouse By Zack Metcalfe zack.metcalfe@gmail.com FORT ELLIS: The first you see of the Treaty Truckhouse is its flag, in my case thrashing proudly red in the crisp wind of late April, dancing among the dead tan long grass with a Shubenacadie River backdrop. Proceed a little farther on and the […]

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COLUMN: The Methane Myth

Natural Gas and Its Impact on Our Carbon Footprint By Zack Metcalfe FORT ELLIS: Several years back, while serving as sole reporter for a small community paper on Prince Edward Island, I was handed a very troubling calendar, distributed by a provincial home heating company whose mainstay was natural gas (methane). I flipped through month […]

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Ellen Page asks twitter followers to support Mi’kmaq water protectors

STEWIACKE: Water protectors at the Alton Gas site near Stewiacke have received support from a Halifax-born, Hollywood actress. On twitter, Oscar-winning actress Ellen Page threw her support behind Mi’kmaq land protectors who have been opposing a controversial plan to use water from the Shubenacdie River to create huge underground caverns to store natural gas for […]

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