Offshore Drilling: Not Worth the Risk

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In early October of 2018, a speaking tour was organized to denounce offshore drilling in Nova Scotia. Chelsea Fougere spoke during the tour as a representative of the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia (CPONS). Chelsea is also a member of the Solidarity Halifax Eco-Justice Committee. Here is a transcript of the speech she delivered … [Read More]

Offshore drilling and political theatre

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To sacrifice the fisheries and tourism industries for a handful of oil jobs is not a gain. It’s not even breaking even. Solidarity Halifax’s Ecojustice Committee warns against the dangers of offshore drilling in Nova Scotia in The Coast’s Voice of the City column. G7 leaders will be meeting in Halifax from September 19 to … [Read More]

Greenhouse Gas Declaration Launch

Hope Blooms

Solidarity Halifax has been working alongside others in a Climate 2030 working group organized by Stephen Thomas of the Ecology Action Centre. The group has developed a Greenhouse Gas Declaration that will hopefully guide the provincial governments revisiting of the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act. We feel the target outlined in the declaration are … [Read More]

Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia

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Solidarity Halifax is working with the Campaign to Protect Offshore Nova Scotia (CPONS) to tackle the fact that BP is exploratory drilling off the coast of Sable Island. Best known for the Deepwater Horizon disaster (the worst oil spill in history, which killed 11 workers, spilled for 87 days, halted fisheries and tourism operations along … [Read More]

PETITION: Environmental Impact Assessment for Northern Pulp Pipe

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Please take a moment to sign this petition to the House of Commons to launch a federal environmental impact assessment of Northern Pulp’s plan to pipe effluent into the Northumberland Strait. PETITION TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS Please share it with your networks. The petition closes mid October. The mill at Abercrombie Point is toxic. … [Read More]

No Pipe, No Pandering: The Enemy is the 1%

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Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation, a subsidiary of Paper Excellence, owns a pulp mill at Abercrombie Point and an effluent treatment facility in Boat Harbour – both near New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – in the Epekwitk Aqq Piktuk district of Mi’kma’ki. The mill and treatment facility have been sites of struggle for a long time. … [Read More]

Solidarity against the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Line 3 

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Solidarity Halifax joins in the demand to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline and Enbridge’s Line 3 replacement. We stand in full solidarity with Indigenous communities on the front lines of the struggle against these pipelines, and with everyone supporting those on the front lines. Oil and State The decision of the Trudeau Liberals to buy the Trans … [Read More]

Solidarity against Northern Pulp

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The Northern Pulp Mill and Wastewater Treatment Plant Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation runs a pulp mill at Abercrombie Point and a wastewater treatment plant in Boat Harbour – both near New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – in the Aqq Piktuk district of Mi’kma’ki. The mill and treatment plant have been sites of struggle for a … [Read More]

Treaty Teach-In & Action Brainstorm

Shambala School

SWAGR invites you to a Treaty Teach-In & Action Brainstorm with Rebecca Moore. Are you interested in learning about the Peace and Friendship Treaties? Are you interested in exploring what it would mean for the Treaties to be honoured, and who is responsible for upholding the Treaties? Want to be involved in anti-colonial organizing and … [Read More]