Tag Archives: Quinn MacAskill

Mt. A. environmental conference hears about the ‘Indianness’ perspective on climate change

About 50 participants in an environmental conference at Mount Allison University got a lesson in the cultural meaning of making direct eye contact yesterday from Noel Milliea, an elder from the Elsipogtog First Nation. Milliea told his audience of teachers, … Continue reading

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Green Party leader visits Sackville promising daily train service and door-to-door mail

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May called today for the restoration of door-to-door mail delivery and daily Via Rail passenger service between Halifax and Montreal. “We need to ensure that rural Canadians do not feel neglected and ignored,” May told … Continue reading

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Sackville Town Council stops short of declaring climate emergency

A group of local citizens expressed disappointment Monday night after Sackville Town Council stopped short of declaring a climate emergency. Instead, council passed a unanimous resolution acknowledging that “the world faces a climate crisis.” Among other things, the resolution also … Continue reading

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Hundreds of student strikers march on Sackville town hall to demand action on climate change

Hundreds of students in Sackville rallied in the academic quadrangle at Mount Allison University today before marching to town hall to demand that all levels of government take action on climate change. Students from Salem Elementary, Marshview Middle School, Tantramar … Continue reading

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