Tag Archives: David Coles

Fishermen face uphill battle during court challenge to Fundy turbines

A lawyer for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association appeared to have a tough time this week persuading a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge that a 1,000 tonne tidal turbine should not have been lowered into the Minas Passage … 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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Fishermen launch legal action to block turbines this fall

The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association plans to ask a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge to block deployment of tidal turbines in the Minas Passage this fall. During a court hearing yesterday in Halifax, Madame Justice Denise Boudreau set … Continue reading

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Fundy fishermen file court challenge on tidal turbines

The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association is challenging the provincial government’s decision to allow deployment of two tidal turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro, N.S. The Association filed a formal application with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court yesterday … Continue reading

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