Clean Ocean Group Wants Municipalities to Oppose Exploration in Key Fishing Areas
Municipal councillors in many Nova Scotia coastal communities are facing financial difficulties due to the lack of economic diversification and an aging population.
Now local governments are being asked to pressure both the federal and provincial government to permanently remove Sites 3 and 4 from any future Canada Nova Scotia Petroleum Board (C-NSOPB) oil and gas exploratory lease site auctions.
The demand is being made by the Clean Ocean Action Committee (COAC), an amalgam of harvester ...
Action Committee Hopes Liberals Stick to Commitment on Environmental Assessments
In a region which has been labelled as ‘have not’ for so many years, the thought of any project that will create jobs for any extended period of time is music in the ears of politicians, as well as their constituents.
The problem with this scenario is Atlantic provincial governments did not practice due diligence on mega projects which promised much and produced very little.
Thus we have major failures in the four Atlantic provinces in the field of attracting companies which last the ...