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How much more profit do you need, Nova Scotia Power??

On September 12, Tynette Deveaux, with Sierra Club Canada’s Beyond Coal Atlantic campaign, presented at the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board hearing. The hearing—and
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Donkin mine jobs come at high cost

Sierra Club Canada condemns the Nova Scotia government’s decision to allow Kameron Coal Ltd. to resume coal mining operations in Cape Breton. What’s being promoted
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TYNETTE DEVEAUX & LINDSAY LEE: Donkin coal mine reopening would be disastrous for environment

Originally posted here Tynette Deveaux of Halifax is the coordinator of Sierra Club Canada’s “Beyond Coal” Atlantic campaign. Lindsay Lee of Hammonds Plains is on
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Did you know? Donkin mine factsheet

Sierra Club Canada, Beyond Coal Atlantic Coal and Greenhouse Gas Emissions The coal at the Donkin mine is primarily subsea metallurgical coal, used in steelmaking;
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Time to Challenge Emera’s Monopoly

For immediate release: May 26, 2022 It’s time to challenge Emera’s monopoly Nova Scotians can’t afford to pay the price for another year of record
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Sierra Club Calls for Ban on Gold Mining in Nova Scotia

Photo: Touquoy Mine tailings impoundment (aka “Tailings Management Facility”), Moose River, NS; courtesy of Raymond Plourde For immediate release: May 10, 2022 The Atlantic Chapter
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Gold mining expansion—Letter to the Gov’t of NS

Re: Proposed Touquoy open-pit gold mine expansion in Moose RiverProposed Beaver Dam, Fifteen Mile Stream, and Cochrane Hill gold mining sites Dear Premier Houston, Minister
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Media Statement On Bay du Nord Announcement

Sierra Club Canada Foundation continues to call for the immediate rejection of the Bay du Nord oil drilling project off Eastern Canada and support for
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Let’s Talk About Land Acknowledgments

Offering a land acknowledgment at the start of a gathering has become much more common in recent years. It’s one small way for non-Indigenous people
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On the Art of Stealing Human Rights

These extracts are from a speech given by Gerry Gambill at a conference on human rights at Tobique Reserve in New Brunswick. In this speech,
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