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May 14, 2018, by Tom Cheney with photographs by Nick Hawkins

This month, a New Brunswick salmon aquaculture company, Northern Harvest Sea Farms, was charged with a violation of the province’s Pesticides Control Act. That quite likely means the company illegally […]

More than 1,000 new studies verify fracking causes serious health and environmental harm

May 7, 2018, by Dallas McQuarrie

A library of more than 1,000 scientific studies since New Brunswick’s 2014 moratorium on fracking has conclusively proven that fracking simply can ...

Mining expert warns New Brunswickers about the company behind the Sisson Mine project

April 30, 2018, by Sophie M. Lavoie and Tracy Glynn

The company behind the Sisson Mine project, proposed in the headwaters of the Nashwaak Watershed, is known for starting up low-grade ore mines in area ...

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    Province’s lakes at risk to metal mining effluent
    April 4, 2018, by Lawrence Wuest

    On April 3, 2018, a National Consultation was held on an application by Northcliff Resources to dump metal mining effluent from the proposed Sisson Mine into fish bearing streams in […]

  • N.B. government fights climate change cautiously
    April 2, 2018, by Norm Knight

    Under federal pressure, the government of New Brunswick has introduced climate change legislation.  It calls for a threefold reduction in greenhouse gas emission from the province by 2050.  But critics […]