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Harrietsfield, NS resident and private prosecutor Marlene Brown. Photo credit: Rebecca Hussman   In a first for Nova Scotia, Harrietsfield resident Marlene Brown is laying charges on April 26th, 2017 as a private prosecutor under the Environment Act.  Brown and…
Earth Day Event Details About the Environmental Rights Working Group Environmental Rights Resources and Publications Communities across the province are uniting to demand that Nova Scotia enshrine their right to a healthy environment. Nova Scotians are often left in the…
Inside the Water Act: Consultation Draft PEIDepartment of Communities, Land and Environment The proposed PEI Water Act has been a long time coming for citizens on Prince Edward Island. A province that draws all of its water supply from ground water sources…
Photo: Rebecca Hussman The wheels of justice turn slowly and the wheels of government even slower. The community of Harrietsfield is still waiting for the polluter to pay and for our government to stand by the law and ensure they…
It was cold in Nova Scotia this morning, -25 degrees with the windchill, as my 12 year old bundled herself up to go skiing. “So many layers...”, she complained, “...it takes more time to get ready than it will to…