The Local Climate – On Mining, Part 2

How, then, to reconcile the uncomfortable realities of modern mining with those of climate change, environmental integrity and the rights of Canadians to health and natural beauty? It’s a messy maze at best, but Jamie Kneen of MiningWatch Canada, a coalition of sorts concerned with the shortcomings of Canadian mining nationally and abroad, had plenty...

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Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee acts to “protect” French River Watershed

Tatamagouche residents, many of them members of Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS), crowded the Tatamagouche Fire Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 21, to hear if the Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee would vote to seek “Protected” status for the French River Watershed. “It’s all about protecting the only water source of Tatamagouche from the contamination that...

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Public meeting in Tatamagouche to discuss water protection

The Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee will meet at the Tatamagouche Fire Hall, 201 Main Street, Tuesday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m. to render a decision regarding seeking or not seeking “Protected” status for the French River Watershed. Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) has informed the Municipality of Colchester, Tatamagouche Source Water Protection Committee, of...

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Former Mining Watch Canada program coordinator Ramsey Hart shocks Tatamagouche audience

Sustainable Northern Nova Scotia (SuNNS) provided North Shore Nova Scotia residents with a rare educational event on “The Basics of Gold Mining” featuring former Mining Watch Canada’s Ramsey Hart. Hart appeared by Skype from Perth, Ont. “The purpose of having Ramsey present was so that residents could understand the process of gold mining exploration and...

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