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...

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...

November 28, 2018

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil rejected the idea that Boat Harbour could stay open longer than planned Tuesday, and said it's time for Northern Pulp and concerned community members to come up with a workable solution for treating millions of litres of effluent dail...

Boat Harbour has been receiving waste water from the nearby Northern Pulp mill since the late 1960s and has now accumulated enough contaminants, when dried, to fill about 100 Olympic-sized swimming pools. (Steve Lawrence/CBC)

Infrastructure Minister Lloyd Hines says the...

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