NS wants ‘moderate livelihood,’ definition as lobster dispute boils over
Dispute ignited fierce clashes outside fish plants and a lobster pound storing a Mi’kmaq catches was burned to the ground.
Lobster catch dropped in NS bay in years prior to launch of Mi’kmaq fishery
Catch in the bay fell from 1,691 tonnes to 915 tonnes over the three-year period, a decrease of 46%.
NS residents concerned over dusty cement plant emissions
Sudden plant shutdown resulted in a discharge of dust that drifted over neighbourhoods and coated cars.
Nova Scotia moves from surplus to $853M deficit due to pandemic
The province’s net debt has increased to $16.9 billion from $15.7 billion
Nova Scotia price policy for local wines to be phased out over four years
Nova Scotia says domestic sales revenue for local wineries was $21 million in 2019
Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. needs better plan for local industry: AG
Sales of local alcohol products through the corporation have risen significantly.
NS maker of face shields opts for at home assembly by workers
System allows workers to assemble reusable shields in the safety of their own homes.
Northern Pulp appeals cleanup order, pauses environmental assessment
Production stopped after Nova Scotia rejected its request to continue pumping treated effluent into a nearby treatment lagoon.
Court ruling orders NS to better protect endangered species
The ruling is the result of a judicial review application by the Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists
N.S. Liberal budget opens up spending taps as province faces slowing economy
The 2020-21 provincial budget tabled Feb. 25 features $11.5 billion in spending with a modest surplus of $55 million
Virus-related downturn in NS lobster exports to China a blip
Fisheries minister says the province is talking to people in the industry about temporary contingency plans.
Nova Scotia mill to move ahead with environmental assessment process
Statement appears to indicate a reversal in the company’s position to wrap up operations.
NS offering ’emotional support’ line to workers affected by mill closure
Shutdown the result of Northern Pulp no longer being allowed to dump effluent near the Pictou Landing First Nation.
Team to help forestry workers with pending closure of Nova Scotia mill
Northern Pulp denied permission for proposed facility and pipeline to pump treated effluent into the Northumberland Strait.
Ottawa won’t assess N.S. mill’s pipeline proposal, leaving it up to the province
Federal Environment Minister said he’s decided not to designate Northern Pulp’s proposed pipeline and effluent treatment plant for a federal impact assessment.