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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Black Point (AKA Fogarty's Cove) Quarry Impacts- Survey for Round 2 of Consultations for Environmental Assessment
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 ...
PEI Sierra Club invites Islanders to sign the Leap Manifesto and mark their calendars for February 29, 2016 as “International Leap Day", a day of events to demand action on climate change. At the UN Paris climate negotiations in December 2015, a t ...
Sierra Club, SOSS Disappointed as Corridor Granted Third Free License Extension in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
Sierra Club Canada Foundation and the Save Our Seas and Shores (SOSS) Coalition are deeply disappointed that a third extension has been granted for Corridor Resources’ exploration lease in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by federal and provincial natural resourc ...
Wanda Baxter – Program Sustainability Officer Wanda Baxter has a Master of Arts and a subsequent Master of Environmental Design and has worked in regional and open space planning, environmental impact assessment, program development, advocacy and environm ...
I remember the first time I talked to a fiery Mary Gorman on the phone, as a new staff person at the Atlantic Canada office, her impassioned narrative about the need to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence from oil and gas development was inspirational. It ...
Laine Brehaut's blog Wild Child is all about learning the art of being in nature. We work to help the children deepen the understanding of the world they sense, and build up the knowledge of connection a little bit at a time. One of the most importan ...