Water

I HEART NS WATER

Join us for a family fun event to celebrate Nova Scotia’s water on World Water Day. Participate in games, music, crafts, and bring your swim suit (and a big warm towel) for a polar dip to honour the importance of clean safe water for all life!

Musician Callum Moscovitch will also be there to share some tunes!

This even is co-organized by East Hants Fracking Opposition Group (EHFOG), the Council of Canadians, and the Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada. Contact us for more information or to volunteer: gretchenf-AT-sierraclub-DOT- ca or call 902-444-3113.

When: World Water Day, March 22, 1- 3 pm 

Location: Banook Canoe Club, 17 Banook Avenue, Darthmouth, NS

 

Hope to see you there! 

 

Exploring Common Ground: Presentations

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: From Conflict to Working in Partnership: Having a Community Seat at the Table - Paul Hawks, East Boulder Oversight Committee, Stillwater Good Neighbour Agreement

 

Consultation, Twyla Gaudet, Kwilmu'kw Maw-klusiaqn (Mi'kmaq Rights Initiative)

 

Nova Scotia Environment's Regulatory Role in Mine and Quarry Projects - Peter Geddes, Nova Scotia Environment

 

Why Mining Matters - Sean Kelly, Mining Association of Nova Scotia (MANS)

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Frackaccino!

Fracking Action Coffee House & Film Screening

Come out to hear about actions taking place here in Atlantic Canada to stop fracking from damaging our precious water resources! Sierra Club Atlantic will share stories of what local citizens are doing to stop fracking, followed by a screening of Josh Fox’s Gasland 2.

The Garden of Eat’n Café & Food Fare event will support our efforts to educate people about the risks of fracking and to defend Jane Doe, an indigenous community leader who is protecting the voices of the people speaking out against fracking in New Brunswick.

Please RSVP by calling (902) 431-8050 so we make sure no one is turned away!

WHAT: Gasland 2 Film Screening and Fracking Action Coffee House

WHERE: Garden of Eat’n Café & Food Fare, 6293 Quinpool Road, Halifax

WHEN: 7:00 pm -9:30 pm, Tuesday, January 28th... Read more »

SIERRA CLUB URGES PASSAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PROTECTION ACT

SIERRA CLUB URGES PASSAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PROTECTION ACT

Sierra Club Ontario wishes to congratulate the Government of Ontario for proposing the Great Lakes Protection Act (GLPA). The recent Second Reading passage of the GLPA provides encouragement that the long delayed Act may become law. For this to occur, support will be necessary. As well, time and political agendas come into play as a provincial election is likely in the spring. The immediate business at hand is the committee process leading to Third Reading and the opportunity to strengthen the GLPA to ensure the prioritization of commitments needed to achieve the goal of a Great Lakes that are sustainable with healthy ecosystems.

Sierra Club Ontario supports a GLPA that clearly addresses the priority issues that must dealt with by Ontario and other Great Lakes Governments to achieve the realization of the above goal. These issues include:... Read more »

            

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