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Local PC, NDP, Green candidates debate hot environmental topics while Liberal stays away

Local PC, NDP and Green Party candidates discussed contentious environmental issues such as a carbon tax, fracking and glyphosate spraying Tuesday night in Sackville — without the participation of the Liberal who has represented the New Brunswick riding of Memramcook-Tantramar for … Continue reading

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Sackville audience hears about suing the government to save the planet

Journalist Silver Donald Cameron was answering questions after showing his film on green rights at Sackville’s Vogue theatre on Monday night when Roy Ries spoke up about suing the federal government to save the planet. Ries, who helped lead the … Continue reading

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Shale gas testing divides candidates in Sackville mayoralty campaign

Two former town councillors running for mayor in Sackville are defending their voting records on the contentious issue of seismic testing for shale oil and gas. John Higham and Virgil Hammock were both serving on Sackville Town Council in July … Continue reading

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Media get failing grade for coverage of N.B. fracking protests

Independent journalist Miles Howe says the mainstream news media missed important stories two years ago during protests against hydraulic fracturing near the Mi’kmaq reserve of Elsipogtog north of Moncton. He made his comments on June 11 during a meeting at Parrsboro’s … Continue reading

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