Publications

Digby Neck Quarry Bilcon Case, Tribunal Decision and Dissent

Publication Date: 
May 11, 2015

The announcement that a NAFTA Investor State Tribunal had overturned the decision of a Canadian Federal Provincial Environmental Joint Review Panel decision to reject a US mega-quarry proposed by Bilcon of Delaware Inc. for Whites Point, Digby Neck, Nova Scotia, sent shock waves across the province causing indignation amongst the many Nova Scotians who had been involved in the lengthy and hard fought struggle to preserve the small scale scenic, rural fishing community and economy on the ecologically sensitive and unique Bay of Fundy with its endangered right whales.

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SCCF Testimony

Publication Date: 
April 27, 2015

Bill C51

Comments to the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defense
By John Bennett, National Program Director Sierra Club Canada Foundation Monday
April 27, 2015

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MORATOIRE POUR PROTÉGER LES ESPACES VERTS DE MONTRÉAL

Nous réclamons à l'Agglomération de Montréal, aux municipalités sur l'île de Montréal et au gouvernement du Québec un Moratoire Vert. Ce moratoire gèlerait tout développement résidentiel dans les espaces verts au cours des dix prochaines années, le temps nécessaire pour assurer une protection efficace des milieux naturels.

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Forum Nature Montréal

Forum Nature Montréal est le premier symposium citoyen sur les espaces naturels de l’île de Montréal qui aura lieu le samedi 16 avril 2016 à la Maison de Développement Durable, à Montréal 

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Summary of Specific Changes Proposed for Amending the Mineral Resources Act for Nova Scotia

Publication Date: 
January 20, 2015

This document outlines in detail the changes we wish to see in a modern and effective Mineral Resources Act (MRA).

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Fogarty's Cove Quarry

Publication Date: 
February 3, 2016

The Fogarty's Cove (AKA Black Point) Quarry in GuysborouFogarty's Covegh County is a large export quarry which will have major impacts on the landscape, seascape, and other industries such as tourism and fishing.

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Black Point (AKA Fogarty's Cove) Quarry Impacts - Survey for Round 2 of Consultations for Environmental Assessment

Publication Date: 
February 1, 2016

The results of the Environmental Assessment for the Black Point Quarry are now available here, and comments are due Feb 3rd! We want your response! 

You can indicate if you wish to remain anonymous or if you would like your name included in our report to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

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