"The Fredericton Anti-Poverty Organization is warning the Lord government to keeps its hands off an amendment to the NB Human Rights Act that [would not] allow welfare recipients to live together after January 1st."
Up to 165,000 Litres of crude oil was reported dumped into the ocean at the Terra Nova offshore site (near the southern edge of the Grand Bank, c.300 km SE of Cape Race Newfoundland) on Sunday November 21, 2004. As of last Thursday the slick extended to more than 50 square kilometers of sea surface.
November 06, 2004 | by Hillary Lindsay
"Belledune is a small community in Northern New Brunswick that is home to just over two thousand people. It will soon also be home to 100 000 tonnes of toxic soil from Manville, New Jersey. This picturesque hamlet on the shores of the Bay of Chaleur is becoming known to some as a 'sacrifice zone.'"
HALIFAX -- "Is Kemosabe a racist greeting?
Not according to a Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission board of inquiry,
which spent an entire day watching episodes of the Lone Ranger to decide
whether being called Kemosabe demeaned a woman's Mi'kmaq heritage."
Kenny Milley, a member of the Innu Nation, has been sentenced to two years in prison for his resistance to a police attack on the reserve of Sheshatshiu. Innu women and children occupied the band council office in March, after waiting five and a half years for the council to delegate them housing. RCMP officers and Child, Youth and Family Services officials were repelled by about 50 to 60 family members who rushed down to defend those occupying the offices.
FREDERICTON -- Finance Minister Jeannot Volpe says threatening letters have forced the cancellation of the Progressive Conservative party's annual general meeting scheduled for this weekend in Edmundston, according to reports.
The Lord government is coping with a strike by more than 800 hospital support workers in Moncton, and with pulp mill closures in Miramichi and Nackawic.
PEI.cbc.ca | WebPosted Sep 2 2004
| Aug 30 2004
Aug 30 2004
CBC | Aug 25 2004
The province recently renewed the license for Metz Farms to continue its operations, with the proviso that it build a treatment facility for its liquid manure.
Gary Sanipass, Chief of Bouctouche First Nation, says the Lord government should have consulted with his band first.
| Aug 24 2004
Government to spray controversial herbicide
The RCMP say an act of sabotage was responsible for the loss of phone service in three communities on the island's northeast coast last week.
Aliant Inc, now in it's 107th day of a strike by Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union members for a new collective agreement, is rumored to have advised AFI (Accufax International Group) to "step-up" a campaign of intimidation (under the guise of injunction enforcement) against strikers on the picket lines in Atlantic Canada.
Sun, 25 Jul 2004
HALIFAX - Former residents of a black community in Halifax that was razed nearly 40 years ago are still seeking compensation.
Bennett Environmental, Inc. is proposing to import large quantities of toxic waste (100,000+ tons per year of contaminated soil), from polluted sites in the U.S. & Canada, then treating it in the Chaleur region of New Brunswick.