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Items filtered by date: July 2011
Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:41

Sisson Brook Mine

The public has until October 3, 2011 to comment on the Sisson Brook Mine Draft Terms of Reference. Review the linked documents and then vocalize your opinion!!

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 10:41

Radical ?

Civil disobedience takes root when governing party’s actions are influenced by a few and the general citizens’ power and ability to influence is removed…is that where New Brunswick and Canada is now?

Canada says oil, gas industry organized PR strategy for oilsands, The Gazette

Shale gas protesters to end blockade, CBC News

Un barrage contre le gaz de schiste près de Fredericton, Radio Canada
Published in NBEN Blog
Monday, 08 August 2011 10:36

New Pesticides Team

A new Pesticides Team has formed under the Collaborative Effort on Children's Environmental Health.  The team is focusing on the use of cosmetic pesticides in New Brunswick, particularly in children's play areas.  Please contact the NBEN if you are interested in participating.
Published in NBEN Blog
Friday, 05 August 2011 21:47

Lubicon Territory

Have you been wondering what is going on in Lubicon Territory?  The Lubicon Cree are in the centre of a tar sands debacle.
Published in NBEN Blog
Friday, 05 August 2011 21:33

Big losses

Between last month's cuts to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and this week's loss of 776 jobs at Environment Canada, environmental groups are concerned.

700 Environment Canada jobs on the chopping block, The Star

Cuts to gut environment watchdog, Montreal Gazette

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