Petition to Ban Fracking in Nova Scotia Launched this Thanksgiving

Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter asks ‘What are you thankful for? Clean water and air?’


Halifax, N.S.- This Thanksgiving weekend will mark the official launch of Sierra Club Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter’s petition to ban  hydraulic fracturing operations in Nova Scotia. The petition will be launched at a public event outside the CORE All Energy Conference, coinciding with a “Town Hall” session led by Energy Ministers from PEI, NS, and NB.

The Petition Supporting a Legislated Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas in Nova Scotiawill run from October 7th to November 30th and will seek signatures from supporters of fresh, accessible water for present and future generations of Nova Scotians.

WHO: Sierra Club Canada – Atlantic Canada Chapter

WHAT: Public awareness event & launch of  Petition to Ban Fracking in NS

WHERE: Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS

WHEN: 8:30 am – 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 5



Background Document: Petition to Ban Fracking in NS

For more information, please contact:

Gretchen Fitzgerald, Director, Atlantic Canada Chapter – Sierra Club Canada

902-444-3113 or

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