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  1. Mines and Quarries

    Mines and quarries can impact the environment in a variety of ways such as water contamination, diverting water systems, air emissions, and destroying habitat for wildlife. The way to reduce these impacts is through careful consultation, land-use planning ...

    2016-08-28 20:15

  2. Fogarty's Cove Quarry

    February 3, 2016 The Fogarty's Cove (AKA Black Point) Quarry in Guysborou gh County is a large export quarry which will have major impacts on the l andscape,  seascape, and other industries such as tourism and fishing. Fogarty's Cove is memorail ...

    2016-02-10 11:39

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

    January 20, 2015 This document outlines in detail the changes we wish to see in a modern and effective Mineral Resources Act (MRA). As much as possible, in Section 1 of this document, we have offered recommendations in the order in which the Act is writte ...

    2016-02-10 12:40

  4. Halifax Diverse

    Halifax Diverse creates opportunities for the public to learn about, engage with, and contribute to urban green spaces in the Halifax Regional Municipality. See our blog (found here) for information on upcoming events, past events, and occasionally, infor ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  5. The View From Paris, Apr. 11, 2016

    Language English A video recording of the first in our PARIS NOW series, held Apr. 11, 2016 at the Halifax Central Library. Panelists, Apr. 11th: Catherine Abreu- Energy Campaign Coordinator, Ecology Action Centre Lil MacPherson- Owner, The Wooden Monkey ...

    2016-05-19 15:45

  6. Why Trees Matter

    David Foster's blog Have you noticed the drastic transformation that is underway in our city? How and why it happens is complex however well understood, but it is clearly a sign of the times – May, to be specific. If you are lucky enough to see a tre ...

    2016-05-03 15:58

  7. Sierra Club, ECELAW to Intervene in Judicial Review of NAFTA Tribunal Decision on Digby Quarry

    The Federal Court of Canada has granted the Sierra Club of Canada Foundation and East Coast Environmental Law (ECELAW) standing to intervene in a key environmental case with international consequences. Ecojustice lawyers will be working on behalf of the i ...

    2016-06-02 15:46

  8. Submission to Centre Plan from Sierra Club Canada Foundation – Atlantic Chapter

    May 31, 2016 In Halifax, the naïve discourse about sustainability seems to be rooted in the notion that there is the need to counter to “bad” sprawl.  The discourse around solutions is just as naïve and seems largely limited to densification by way of bui ...

    2016-06-07 10:25

  9. Sierra Club Canada Foundation Asks People to Re-Imagine Halifax Harbour

    World Oceans Day, June 8, 2016 Halifax, NS – In honour of World Oceans Day, Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada Foundation with support from Halifax Water is launching a program to engage citizens in re-connecting with Halifax Harbour. Harbours are oft ...

    2016-08-16 13:29

  10. Watch for Wildlife

    email facebook linkedin twitter google+ pinterest Please see our official program website: www.watchforwildlife.ca Watch for Wildlife (W4W) NS is a wildlife vehicle collision prevention program that encourages and enables Nova Scotians and visitors to the ...

    2018-03-28 14:25