December 20, 2019

The premier of Nova Scotia says the Northern Pulp mill near Pictou, N.S., must stop pumping wastewater into lagoons near an Indigenous community by Jan. 31, 2020.

An emotional Stephen McNeil confirmed on Friday that his government will enforce the date laid out in...

December 17, 2019

Nova Scotia Environment Minister Gordon Wilson says he does not have enough information to properly assess the potential effects to the environment of Northern Pulp's proposed effluent treatment plant, a decision that's got the largest player in the province's forest i...

The story of the bleached kraft pulp mill in Pictou County, which has already dragged on for 53 years, is coming to a nail-biting climax. How — and when — it’s going to end is anyone’s guess.

Time is running out, and two key dates loom.

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The Northern Pulp mill’s plan to pump treated wastewater into the Northumberland Strait lacks information and minimizes the risk to fishing grounds in the vicinity, a coalition of groups said Tuesday as they urged the Nova Scotia government to reject the proposal.

The T...

Hundreds donned red T-shirts to the march in Pictou Landing Friday. (Craig Paisley/CBC)

Dressed in red T-shirts, more than 300 people marched through Pictou Landing First Nation Friday to encourage the provincial government to honour an upcoming Northern Pulp deadline.


Fishermen Mike and Wayne Noel. 


Lobster traps are out of the water now, as fishermen along the Northumberland Strait wrap up a successful season. The wharves are quieter than they were a year ago, when 200 fishing and pleasure boats and 3,500 peo...

Officials with the company that owns the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County have told their employees they expect to complete the requirements of a focus report ordered by the province by September.

That would create a scenario that could see the government revisit the...

Caribou Island fisherman Allan MacCarthy said he was pleased with the minister's decision. (Allison Devereaux/CBC)

The Nova Scotia government says it doesn't have enough information about the potential environmental impact of a new effluent treatment facility for the No...

Cover photo: “Point D,” where treated Northern Pulp wastewater currently flows from Boat Harbour into the Northumberland Strait, just a few hundred metres from Pictou Landing First Nation.

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The Northern Pulp mill is seen in Abercrombie Point in 2014, with the Town of Pictou in the background. - File - The Chronicle Herald

Northern Pulp denies duplicity and assures proposed effluent treatment facility will be up to standard

Northern Pulp’s public statements...

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