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Fracking and Economics

Fracking: Who Benefits? Three Community Events

Most of us had never heard about fracking until the Province of NB leased 2.5 million acres for oil and gas exploration and development several years ago, much of it in SE NB. Lacking information on the risks involved, individuals/groups began their own research, which generated great public concern. It …

Penobsquis Landowner: the Other Side of the Story

by Beth Nixon, Penobsquis, NB 19 September 2014 (Beth Nixon has been lobbying the provincial government for justice for 10 years. Hers was one of 60 families that lost well water and/or springs during the industrialization of this small rural community. It was 5 years before the provincial government installed …

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 …

Get to the truth of the matter.

The people of New Brunswick deserve to know the truth behind our government’s repeated statements on ‘fracking’. Our top level of government …

Unearthed: The Fracking Facade

Afrikaan filmmaker, Jolynn Minnaar’s documentary, Unearthed: The Fracking Facade, started off as her determination to explore the potential for shale gas development …

Shady Economics

by Jim Emberger, NBASGA I’m here to talk about the economic case for shale gas, which I have subtitled, “Oh what a …