News 1. Clearcuts “The Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry (DLF) recently hired DG Communications, a public relations firm, to assess the department’s progress in meeting the recommendations of William Lahey’s Independent Review of Forest Practices, specifically in terms of Lahey’s calls for increased transparency and engagement with the public,” reports Linda Pannozzo: The […]
News 1. Kousoulis ad followup Yesterday, I commented on the Labi Kousoulis ad that appeared in The Coast last Thursday, and which is still sitting on newsstands. The ad contains the false statement that ““Your Liberal government has frozen clearcutting on Crown lands.” Later in the day, reporter Jennifer Henderson followed up: The Liberals have not frozen clearcutting. […]
This week we speak with Simon Greenland-Smith and Cameron Lowe of Divest Dal, a student lobby group working to get Dalhousie University to stop investing in fossil fuels. Also, Bassam al-Rawi was lost but now he’s found, Stephen McNeil takes a hit in the polls, Canso could be the next Cape Canaveral, and the New […]
What a difference a week — or a poll — makes. On December 6, Corporate Research Associates released its quarterly snapshot of the state of play in Nova Scotia politics, and it seemed to be more of the same-old, same-old, ho-hum, nothing-to-see-here-folks, move-along news story. CRA concluded the governing Nova Scotia Liberals remained our “preferred...