The answer lies not in Nova Scotia but abroad. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, coal prices have soared. Now the mine’s owner, Kameron Collieries ULC, is looking to cash in on this latest fossil fuel bonanza.
In “Canada’s Ocean Playground,” only about 5% of the coastline is public and protected. Faced with increased sea-level rise, coastal flooding and coastal erosion, protecting the coastline is more important than ever before.