The Local Climate – A Rebellion in the Making

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Advocate is pleased to welcome journalist, columnist and author Zack Metcalfe to our online edition. He will be writing about the environment. When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its most recent special report this past October, I could tell who’d read it by the looks on their faces. The...

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Pipeline break in Pictou Landing

A pipeline break has been reported near Indian Cross Point in Pictou Landing this morning before 10 a.m. “Bruce Chapman notifies me about the break,” said Andrea Paul, cheif of Pictou Landing First Nations. The site is about a half a kilometre from the road but not in the same site as the previous break....

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Antigonish residents to hold snap action against Kinder Morgan buyout at MP Sean Fraser’s office

ANTIGONISH– Today, Antigonish residents will gather outside MP Sean Fraser’s office in Antigonish to express their shock and outrage at the Trudeau government’s plan to purchase the Kinder Morgan pipeline for $4.5 billion. Organizers plan to deliver petitions signed by more than 100,000 people opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline and urging the federal government not...

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Energy Board denies application from Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline for new pipeline service and toll

CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB) has denied an application from Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline (M&NP) for approval of a new pipeline service and toll. M&NP had offered a “load retention” service and discounted rate to Irving Oil in exchange for a 13-year commitment to use the M&NP Pipeline to ship up to 68,579...

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