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Join Ethan Hawke- Help Save Right Whales & Save The Gulf of Saint Lawrence

We need your help. Please sign Sierra Club Canada’s letter and share this message to get our leaders to finally hear the deafening blasts that whales endure every single minute of every day when seismic blasting is happening.

Sierra Club Canada

A national and grassroots non-profit organization committed to protecting our environment, communities, and future

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Eliza Knockwood, Ethan Hawke, Gretchen Fitzgerald & Mary Gorman
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Media Advisory

May 11th, 2019

For immediate release: May 9th, 2019 Ethan Hawke Lending His Voice to Film, New Campaign to Protect Whales and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Halifax, NS – Starchild Production’s new film The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale featuring Ethan Hawke and Dr. Linda Weilgart will premiere on May 14th in Halifax, NS. The film will […]

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Ottawa withholding Northern Pulp assessment recommendation until after federal election | The Chronicle Herald

The public will not be allowed to know whether a federal environmental assessment was recommended for Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment plant before it is a moot point. According to the legislation governing it, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency had 45 days from Northern Pulp’s Jan.

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The Gulf of St. Lawrence is Losing Oxygen Faster Than Almost Any Other Marine Environment

The Gulf of St. Lawrence in eastern Canada is rapidly losing oxygen, declining by as much as 55 percent in some spots since the 1930s – compared to a 2 percent drop globally. Now, new research has found that the region’s dramatic oxygen decline is due largely to climate change and shifts in the major ocean currents that feed the gulf.

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Feds banning oil and gas activities in marine protected areas – iPolitics

The Trudeau government is banning oil and gas work, mining, dumping and bottom trawling – an industrial fishing technique that indiscriminately scrapes the bottom of the ocean surface – in designated marine protected areas. Fisheries and Oceans Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced the new protection standards on Thursday, while also naming a 12,000 square kilometre stretch …

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‘Humbled’ Ellen Page visits Alton Gas site, shows support for Indigenous water protectors | The Star

HALIFAX-Ellen Page is putting her full support behind water protectors at the Alton Gas site. Page, a Hollywood actress who is from Halifax, along with filmmaker Ian Daniel, visited grassroots grandmothers at the Shubenacadie River on Saturday to work on what is said to be a documentary about environmental racism.

Thanking the indomitable Ellen Page for her courage and support in raising awareness regarding #NOPIPE, Alton Gas and ongoing environmental racism issue in Nova Scotia.
Ellen Page and Mary Gorman of Save Our Seas and Shores NS.
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Boat Harbour- Federal Environmental Assessment

April 15th, 2019

This is a Federal Environmental Assessment for Boat Harbour, however we are still waiting for one on the new proposed pipe into the Northumberland Strait.

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Cathy Miller

Clean up the Pictou County Pulp Mill has 5,889 members. The goal of this group is to create awareness, share information and stories about living around…

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Hundreds of Halifax students demand action on climate change

Hundreds of students from across the city marched in downtown Halifax demanding action on climate change. The movement was inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, who was recently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and has inspired thousands of youth around the world to stand up for the environment.

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