February 28, 2018

Their message is simple: “#nopipe.” Fishers from the Pictou Landing First Nation and fishermen’s groups representing about 3,000 harvesters in the Maritimes say they will not accept the proposed plan by the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou to pump up to 85 million litres o...

February 28, 2018

A group of women whose partners fish the Northumberland Strait asked Westville council to lobby on their behalf over the Northern Pulp pipeline issue.

“There are questions on what’s in the effluent, and that’s a big question for all of us,” said Jill Graham-Scanlan.


“We...

Their message is simple: “#nopipe.”

Fishers from the Pictou Landing First Nation and fishermen’s groups representing about 3,000 harvesters in the Maritimes say they will not accept the proposed plan by the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou to pump up to 85 million litres of...

Friends of The Northumberland Strait's Nicole MacKenzie speaks to The Chronicle Herald at Rise Up Rally on the opening of the spring session of the legislature.

“Northern Pulp’s proposal to pump effluent onto prime fishing grounds in the Northumberland Strait is a threa...

February 26, 2018

A delegation of fishermen from Pictou County gathered outside the Halifax Convention Centre on Friday to let Nova Scotia Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Keith Colwell know that Northern Pulp’s proposal to discharge pulp effluent into the Northumberland Strait doe...

February 24, 2018

FILE PHOTO: Dianne Griffin. ©THE GUARDIAN

P.E.I. Senator Diane Griffin is keeping the heat on the federal minister of fisheries over the proposed new effluent plant in Pictou County, N.S.

As part of the senate’s modernization efforts, ongoing for the past two years, the...

February 20, 2018

Close to 60 people gathered at the Northumberland Fisheries Museum recently to hear concerns over Northern Pulp’s plan to extend an effluent pipe into the Northumberland Strait. Steve Goodwin photo

The president of the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association is “very con...

February 16, 2018

Representatives from Northern Pulp appeared before P.E.I.'s Standing Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries to discuss the new wastewater treatment facility in Nova Scotia. (Jessica Doria-Brown)

A legislative committee hearing in Charlottetown was packed to overflowing...

February 9, 2018

A local fisherman is cheering proposed reforms to the federal Fisheries Act that he says will bring more industry profits back into Pictou County.

The changes mean that fishermen may only hold one licence for each species and must make their own catches, taking wealth a...

PC MLA and leadership candidate Tim Houston sent a letter to the provincial environment minister in which he said without a Class 2 environmental assessment, the government will not gain the public's trust. (CBC)

Another Pictou County MLA is raising concerns about North...

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