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The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale with Ethan Hawke

Join Ethan Hawke – Help Save Right Whales and Save the Gulf of St. Lawrence We need your help. Please sign Sierra Club Canada’s petition 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.

In the absence of ocean protection in Canada our coalition has struggled for 20 years to protect the fragile Gulf of St. Lawrence from seismic blasting and off shore oil and gas development. With the Old Harry oil and gas lease gone for now we’ve won a battle, but not the war. Listen at 18:45 to podcast below.

Community leaders fear more illegal dumping due to rule changes, fire raises question of protection in some communities, and environmental group celebrates end of drilling plan | CBC Newfoundland Morning with Bernice Hillier, Martin Jones | Live Radio | CBC Listen

Community leaders fear more illegal dumping due to rule changes, fire raises question of protection in some communities, and environmental group celebrates end of drilling plan Towns fear more illegal dumping of garbage due to rule changes, weekend fire raises the question of fire protection for unincorporated areas, and environmental group celebrates the end of plan for offshore drilling.

News brief: Gulf of St. Lawrence free of oil and gas exploration projects, for now – Nova Scotia Advocate

It wasn’t widely reported in Nova Scotia, but for once the Gulf of St. Lawrence is entirely free of oil and gas exploration projects. That’s a good thing. We spoke with environmentalists Sylvain Archambault and Gretchen Fitzgerald to find out more.

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Hollywood actor Ethan Hawke lends his voice to the fight to save North Atlantic right whales | The Star

A short documentary narrated by the four-time Academy Award nominee called The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale was unveiled Tuesday in Halifax. Environmentalists are using the documentary to pressure politicians to ban seismic blasting in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where the whales spend the summer.

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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 kick off a new campaign to protect endangered whales in Canadian waters from the impacts of seismic blasting.

WHO: Save Our Seas and Shores, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, Starchild Productions, Sierra Club US, Clean Ocean Action Committee

WHAT: The Vanishing Call of the Right Whale Film Screening & Campaign Launch.

WHERE: Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Windsor Foundation Theatre (Granville St. Entrance), Halifax NS

WHEN: 10:30 AM – 12:00 NOON, Tuesday May 14th, 2019

Please note Ethan Hawke will not be attending this event.

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For more information, please contact:

Mary Gorman, Save Our Seas and Shores Coalition, mjgorman@ns.sympatico.ca 902-759-5963

Gretchen Fitzgerald, Sierra Club Canada Foundation, gretchenf@sierraclub.ca 902-444-7096

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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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