Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fundy fishermen vow to continue legal challenge to tidal turbines

A spokesman for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association says the fishermen will press ahead with their legal challenge to tidal turbines in the Minas Passage in spite of yesterday’s loss in the first round of their court battle. … Continue reading

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Judge denies fishermen’s request to block tidal turbines

Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. is free to deploy two turbines this fall in the Minas Passage, near Parrsboro. In a decision released today, a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge rejected an application from the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association … Continue reading

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N.S. judge promises decision soon on whether to block tidal turbines

A lawyer for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association spent several hours in a Halifax courtroom yesterday tilting at turbines. David Coles was trying to persuade a skeptical Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge to temporarily block deployment of two, … Continue reading

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Bitter questions surface about demolition of historic Sackville church as legal battle continues

Sackville’s historic United Church may be gone, but the bitter feelings surrounding its demolition last year were apparent once again on Friday at the Moncton courthouse. A half-dozen people, who fought unsuccessfully to save the church and its unique stained … Continue reading

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Councillors idling on 506 drive-thru; more study, maybe?

Sackville Town Councillors voted Tuesday to delay decisions on a controversial coffee drive-thru at TransCanada highway exit 506 while they consider studying overall business development in the area. The vote means that Wendy and Kelly Alder will have to wait … Continue reading

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Yes sir, yes sir, three bags full: New rules for Sackville garbage

Sackville residents will be required to switch to a three-bag garbage system later this month using blue bags for recyclable items, green ones for compostable waste and clear bags for everything else including glass. Under the new system, green bags … Continue reading

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