Pictou - Nearly 60 people gathered at the Northumberland Fisheries Museum on Sunday to hear concerns over Northern Pulp's plans to extend an outflow pipe into the Northumberland Strait 


January 29, 2018

Federal Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc. - Canadian Press

Minister confident about process

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Federal Fisheries Minister, Dominic LeBlanc, says he’s hearing a lot of concern over Northern Pulp’s plans for a new effluent treatment facility for its...

The Boat Harbour treatment site near Pictou Landing. It processes waste water from the Northern Pulp mill. (CHRISTIAN LAFORCE / File)

Columnist and ex-Maritime Life CEO Bill Black’s blinkered boosterism for resource intensive/extractive industries is as tiresome as it i...

CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Premier Wade MacLauchlan is calling on the federal government to require a more comprehensive impact assessment of Northern Pulp’s plans for a new effluent treatment facility for its Pictou County mill, citing concerns over P.E.I.’s lobster indu...

Count the premier of Prince Edward Island among the voices of those concerned about a Northern Pulp plan to discharge treated pulp mill effluent into the Northumberland Strait.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan wrote a letter Tuesday to federal Environment Minister Catherine McK...


Last Saturday morning (Jan. 13), I picked up the The Chronicle Herald to see a front-page spread announcing the launch of a special report on the Northern Pulp mill...

January 16, 2018

Last Thursday, I wrote about the latest Chronicle Herald advertorial:

"And then there’s advertising disguised as news stories — “advertorial.”

Apparently, after the PR disaster of shutting down a book signing by Joan Baxter, author of “The Mill,” Northern Pulp mills feel...

A transport truck unloads a shipment of wood chips at Northern Pulp, near Pictou, N.S., in January 2009. - New Glasgow News

O’LEARY, P.E.I. - It is 326 kilometres away, by road, but a pulp mill in Pictou County, N.S., figured prominently in the Prince County Fishermen’s...

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