Since 2017, we've been raising our voice in support of no pipe in the Northumberland Strait and the closure of Boat Harbour to pulp effluent on schedule. In partnership with Pictou Landing First Nation, fishing associations, environmental organizations and the community at large, we've spread the word and have gotten the attention of politicians.
December 19 • 2019
On December 20, Premier McNeil will announce his decision to Honour the Boat Harbour Act or to allow Northern Pulp to continue to pump effluent into A'se'k. Join Pictou Landing First Nation for refreshments, listen to their elders, youth and leaders, and be sure to wear red in support of A'se"k and the closure of Boat Harbour on schedule.
The Town of Pictou, Pictou Landing First Nation, the Fishermen’s Working Group, representing 3000 fishermen from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI, and Friends of the Northumberland Strait (FONS) will present their main findings on Northern Pulp’s Focus Report during a joint press conference at the Decoste Centre in Pictou.
Chronicle Herald news coverage
CD FUNDRAISER FOR FONS
November 17 • 2019
Maritime Music teamed up with Dave Gunning and a dozen other well-known Atlantic Canadian artists to create a CD in support of Friends of the Northumberland Strait. ALL PROCEEDS (that is the whole $20) go to The Friends.
Ellen Page's "There's Something In the Water" screening at Halifax Film Festival - This documentary, filmed & directed by Ellen Page and Ian Daniel, is an examination of the disproportionate effect of environmental damage on Black Canadian and First Nations communities in Nova Scotia. Pictou Landing First Nation and Boat Harbour is one of three communities featured in the film.
David Craig's "The Mill" debuts at the Halifax Film Festival. The documentary looks at a dilemma facing rural communities across the world. Where environmental concerns are increasingly weighed against the economic outcomes of resource industries as sustainability is questioned.
Support fishermen's call for a rigorous federal environmental assessment of Northern Pulp's proposal to discharge 70 to 90 million litres of treated pulp effluent daily into the Northumberland Strait. Take one minute to send a letter to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
Fishermen and boaters, ready yourself for the #NOPIPE Land & Sean Rally. Flags are 18"x24".
Update: Flags are currently not available.
GET A NO PULP WASTE SIGN!
ApriL • 2018
Over 1000 No Pulp Waste and #NoPipe lawn signs have been distributed and displayed throughout Pictou County and beyond.
Update: Signs are currently not available.
#NOPIPE OPEN HOUSE
April 14 • 2018
We're very excited to be hosting our first open house Come sign a letter supporting no pipe! Presentation by Joan Baxter presentation, information displays, take action booths, and family activities including chowder contest.