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Join the Crowd: Vote for a Moratorium

Over and over again, we hear government officials state that it is just a “small special-interest minority” opposing shale gas development. Newfoundland has put a moratorium on shale gas exploration into effect, primarily over fears about effects on tourism around Gros Morne Park. As we have pointed out, much of …

A Community in the Crosshairs

There is no way around it. A village without water will die. Several years ago, our village dug 35 wells before finding …

We need a change of heart

“It is a change of heart that’s needed, a change of direction, an understanding in the bone that we must stop the …

What will it take?

David sits cross-legged in the rocking chair opposite me, slender fingers clasped in his lap. He’s a tall man, lean and quiet. …

This land is my land…or is it?

Last week in Hillsborough, Dave Core, founding president of CAEPLA, Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowners Associations to spoke to a …

License vs Lease

Our government downplays citizen concerns, saying not to worry about seismic testing, because it is only exploration. Are exploration licenses and production …

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs…

Every night, during the evening news, we are treated to heartfelt government advertisements about separated families.  Let’s bring those boys home so …