Students rally for water

PICTOU – Middle and high school students from local schools gathered last Friday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre for an historic WE Walk for Water Day rally to promote clean water sources around the world. The rally was among many similar events that took place across Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain to celebrate […]

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Indigenous leaders and allies unite in Antigonish to stop Alton Gas project

ANTINGONISH – Frontline water defenders shared stories of corporate trickery, modern impacts of colonization and struggles to protect their communities from the expansion of a toxic industry on Wednesday. They were talking about the Alton Gas project. The speakers, including Sipekne’katik elder Dorene Bernard, Truckhouse organizer Dale Poulette and earth scientist Carrie-Ellen Gabriel described the […]

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Sobeys offers drinking water for southwestern Nova Scotia

STELLARTON – Sobeys has responded to the need for drinking water due to drought conditions in southwestern Nova Scotia. The company partnered with Connors Transfer Ltd. of Pictou County to deliver five tractor -railer loads of Big 8 bottled water at no cost to the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) for distribution. The delivery of the […]

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