Tag: Green Jobs


Opinion: Let’s Shift Our Focus to the Future

We debut a new feature on our website, Green Voices. We will share opinion articles from our members in this space. We begin with Karin DeVries, who is the Executive Representative for the Minas Basin Region. Chronicle Herald 5th of July 2018 N.S. cabinet shuffle shifts focus to mining, forestry and environment http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1582192-n.s.-cabinet-shuffle-shifts-focus-to-mining-forestry-and-the-environment Premier Stephen...


Cynical political manoeuvring? Frack that.

Last week, Stephen McNeil told the Halifax Chamber of Commerce that he is willing to consider lifting the ban on hydraulic fracturing if a community builds local support for it. His comments are strategic political manoeuvring. The Liberal party, which introduced the ban on fracking, now wants to make it clear to everyone that maintaining...


On the Promise of Wealth and Selling our Environmental Riches

By Thomas Trappenberg, PhD, Leader, Green Party of Nova Scotia I listened to Premier Rachel Notley’s strong words yesterday on the radio, and I agree with her that we need a strong leadership. I also understand that the oil industry is currently a strong component of Alberta’s (and hence Canada’s) industry. Where I don’t agree...