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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 …

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 …

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. …

Accountability

When will we start holding our politicians accountable for their words?  September 2014? This video clip from the New Brunswick Legislature, April …