Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tidal industry warned to improve monitoring for effects on sea creatures

A spokesman for the Fundy United Federation fishermen’s group says he’s pleased that government regulators have issued a stern warning to both Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. and the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). “This warning was needed,” Darren … Continue reading

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Boudreau wins NDP nomination in Memramcook-Tantramar

Local New Democrats have chosen Hélène Boudreau as their candidate in the riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for the provincial election on September 24th. During a meeting on Saturday in Sackville, a majority of the 17 members who voted picked Boudreau, a … Continue reading

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Two candidates vying for NDP nomination

For the first time in years, provincial New Democrats in the Memramcook-Tantramar riding will be choosing between two candidates for the party nomination in the New Brunswick election on September 24th. Local NDP members will choose between Hélène Boudreau and Evelyne … Continue reading

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Deputy Green leader says Mitton can win riding, just as Bob Hall did in ’82

The deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada says Memramcook-Tantramar is ready for a big change in September’s provincial election. “I see this as a riding to win,” Jo-Ann Roberts told about 30 people today at the Sackville Commons. … Continue reading

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Big Moon aims to generate tidal power at competitive rates

The country manager for Big Moon Canada is praising the Nova Scotia government after the province granted his  company two permits to generate tidal electricity on the north side of the Blomidon Peninsula near Cape Split. “Nova Scotia will be … Continue reading

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Big Moon Power gets Bay of Fundy tidal permits

Big Moon Power has been granted two permits to test its unique tidal generating system in the Minas Passage along the north shore of the Blomidon Peninsula near Cape Split. The first permit allows the Halifax-based company to test a … Continue reading

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Phinney opposes luxury apartment building

Sackville Town Councillor Bruce Phinney voted last night to stop the development of a luxury apartment building in the downtown business core. Phinney cast the only no vote. His seven council colleagues approved a resolution to move ahead with a … Continue reading

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