Saturday, August 24, 2019
The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable. That much is clear from the newly released UN climate change report which warns that we must rethink how we produce our food —...
The federal government has dropped the ball once again, on how they’re dealing with the roll out of a new initiative involving cannabis. It’s hard to believe the government that was forward-thinking enough to legalize the use...
Emojis are modern-day hieroglyphics, easy to use when gestures or words aren’t possible. Coming up with them must have been a fun job, right? The bursting head surprise face. The green sick face. Heart eyeballs. The broken heart. They can...
Late last month, the Government of Canada introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act which prohibits vessel abandonment, and adopts into Canadian law the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007. According to the...
Since last week’s column saw me sharing some favourite moments from a crazy stretch in the summer of 2019, I figure that’s a good theme to revisit for one more week. The first Friday in August saw a...
The book Acadian Lives consists of interviews with Cape Breton Acadians and was collected and edited by Ronald Kaplan with Rosie Aucoin Grace. The book was published in 2004. 2. Wilfred Poirier’s favorite job was in a...
I first became aware of climate change in 2004 when, in my teen years, comedian Rick Mercer jumped on my television to promote the One Tonne Challenge, an imperfect attempt by our federal government to place the burden of decarbonization...
The Margaree Environmental Association is calling for Premier Stephen McNeil to cancel Nova Scotia’s Inverness Airport application to the Federal government’s Rural Infrastructure Fund for $18,000,000 and to withdraw Nova Scotia’s offer of $8,500,000 for this unsolicited project.
Eventually, the federal government made the right decision by shelving a proposed airport project for Inverness County, but how long it will be sidelined is anyone’s guess. On July 25, the Minister of Rural Economic Development, Bernadette Jordan,...
Kombucha tea is a fizzy, refreshing and slightly alcoholic beverage made by fermenting tea with a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast – known as a SCOBY. While kombucha has seen a resurgence in popularity in...
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