Category Archives: Social Values

Forest Nova Scotia’s “simple math” underscores key issue for success or failure of Government’s implementation of Lahey Recommendations: How much wood is to be taken from Crown lands? 22Jan 2021

Big Forestry in Nova Scotia, well represented by Forest Nova Scotia, and WestFor and  their individual advocates rarely comment in public in any detail on controversial  issues except for the  platitudes and pretty pictures  and seem to eschew any participation … Continue reading

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Liberal Leadership Candidate’s Responses to Question re: 30% Protection for Nova Scotia by 2030 6Jan 2021

UPDATE Jan 7, 2021: Same question posed to leaders of NS Green, NDP, Conservative parties. Note:  The Final Candidate Forum is this evening at 7:00 p.m. It can be viewed livestream at liberal.ns.ca.  I have submitted this question to the forum. … Continue reading

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A question to the Nova Scotia Liberal Leadership Candidates: How do you plan to align Nova Scotia with the federal Liberal Government’s commitment to 30% Protected Area by 2030? 2Jan 2021

To Randy Delorey, Labi Kousoulis and Iain Rankin, Nova Scotia MLAs and Candidates for leadership of NS Liberal party/Premier of Nova Scotia, to be elected  on February 6, 2021 : I ask you to give some serious thought to this … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Day Wish 1Jan2021

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“The real cure for COVID is renewing our fractured relationship with the planet” 31Dec2020

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Nova Scotia Liberal Leadership race: a fake campaign call related to a candidate’s environmental positions 21Dec2020

Posted on Stop Spraying & Clear-Cutting Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) this afternoon: A woman called me this afternoon on behalf of the Kousoulis campaign. I debated whether to share this information publicly, but I know that a lot of you are … Continue reading

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“At least 8 arrests have happened in Moose Country” – XR Nova Scotia 15Dec2020

Blockade started on Oct 21 ends 55 days later with arrests & a new campout begins at Grand Parade in Kjipuktuk/Halifax From XR Nova Scotia, circa 4 pm: “At least 8 arrests have happened in Moose Country! These brave forest/moose … Continue reading

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“What the morrow brings”: WestFor applies for injunction to stop Moose Protectors 10Dec2020

Now it is up to God, apparently, to Protect the Mainland Moose and the Moose Protectors – our government is not about to do so.  UPDATE: N.S. judge issues temporary injunction against forestry protest aimed at protecting mainland moose habitat … Continue reading

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Nature Nova Scotia on Moose Observations and Forestry in Kespu’ktwik 9Dec2020

& The NatureNS petition  launched just 2 weeks ago now has 23,716 signees December 4, 2020 Hon. Derek Mombourquette Department of Lands and Forestry 3rd Floor, Founders Square 1701 Hollis St. PO Box 698 Halifax, NS B3J 2T9 Dear Mr. … Continue reading

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& On Stop Clearcutting Cape Breton: “Follow the new logging roads” 30Nov2020

A new Forest Watch group – Stop Clearcutting Cape Breton – emerged recently. A Public Facebook Group, it is A place for people from Cape Breton and the surrounding area to organize and share information related to the alarming rate … Continue reading

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