Monthly Archives: April 2017

Graffiti reflects anger at Mt. A. as university searches for new president

A prominent activist at Mount Allison says the graffiti messages, “Decolonize” and “Enough Lip Service,” spray-painted last night outside the university library, reflect students’ frustrations at what they see as the administration’s inadequate response to their demands for fundamental changes. … Continue reading

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Cape Sharp pulls test turbine from Minas Passage

Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. has unexpectedly announced plans to retrieve its OpenHydro test turbine from the turbulent waters of the Minas Passage, near Parrsboro. The turbine was lowered into the sea nearly five months ago and the company says it … Continue reading

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Blow wind blow! Developer aims to put 6 or 7 turbines near Sackville

Sackville Town Council heard plans last night from an Ontario-based energy company for a 20MW community wind generating station about 10 kilometres northwest of downtown Sackville. Prowind Canada Inc. of Hamilton wants to erect six or seven wind turbines off … Continue reading

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Too early to tell about effects of tidal turbine, but no evidence of any yet, FORCE says

The general manager of the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) says nearly five months after deployment of a Cape Sharp tidal turbine, there has been no evidence of effects on fish, marine mammals or seabirds. “But it’s too … Continue reading

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