Standing at the edge of Hell Point in Kingsburg, it was difficult to get my bearings in the thick morning fog. I knew that somewhere out there was Cross Island and a stunning view of Gaff Point, but all I could see were some shore birds mingling in the pounding surf. I was there […]
The Halifax Examiner is providing all COVID-19 coverage for free. As COVID-19 forces people to re-consider basic aspects of their lives — work, school, the role of government — there’s a question particular to Nova Scotia to contemplate: How easily, in a coastal province, we can actually access the ocean? Two weeks ago, as normal […]
In the last three months, it’s been reported that the Greenland ice sheet is melting faster than expected, which will mean a higher rise in sea-level than earlier projected; that temperatures in Canada are warming at approximately double the average global rate; and that more flooding is predicted for Atlantic Canada over the next 50...
News 1. Pulp Culture We’ve published Linda Pannozzo’s detailed review of how through the decades the province has oriented forest policies — and purposefully subverted science — to favour the pulp industry over the lumber industry. As a result, overcutting has resulted in smaller trees that provide less lumber, and now the sawmills are […]