Pipe opponents rally; NP gets injunction

PICTOU – Opponents of Northern Pulp’s plans to pump effluent into the Northumberland Strait remain determined to support closing Boat Harbour on schedule and oppose effluent discharge into the Strait. Friends of the Northumberland Strait member Nicole MacKenzie declined comment on the court decision late Tuesday afternoon that granted Northern Pulp a temporary injunction to...

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Smart ‘Bear’ spotted on Cape to Cape Trail

By Eric Wilson Alasdair Veitch is no ordinary bear, but he did study black bears in the Torngat Mountains of northern Labrador for five years as a wildlife biologist. In Norman Wells, NWT, he got to know Dall’s sheep and mountain caribou. Annually, he was dropped off by helicopter in the MacKenzie Mountains to spend...

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