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Offshore Drilling NS

Protect communities, fisheries, tourism and climate from Big Oil!

Despite the well-documented need to rapidly move toward a renewable energy future, provincial and federal governments have continued to support exploration for offshore oil and gas in Nova Scotian waters. Not only is this the opposite direction we need to go in addressing climate change, it puts Nova Scotian waters, marine life and related good jobs at risk of a serious oil spill or the harmful impacts of seismic testing.

Governments reject last offshore oil exploration license in Nova Scotia renewing calls for a moratorium

Rejection of last offshore exploration license in Nova Scotia paves the way for a moratorium

The Council of Canadians applauds the recent move by the governments of Nova Scotia and Canada to reject an offshore ...
Offshore Alliance alarmed by successful offshore bid, calls on Canada to keep climate promises

Offshore Alliance alarmed by successful offshore bid, calls on Canada to keep climate promises

Kjupuktuk, NS - The Offshore Alliance of Nova Scotia celebrated the protection of seven of eight parcels of ocean space ...
Win! BP and Equinor abandon last remaining offshore oil and gas leases in Nova Scotia

Win! BP and Equinor abandon last remaining offshore oil and gas leases in Nova Scotia

We have great news – BP and Equinor’s offshore explorations licenses in Nova Scotia have finally expired, leaving no remaining ...
Federal parties respond to questions about their commitment to protect the Nova Scotia offshore

Federal parties respond to questions about their commitment to protect the Nova Scotia offshore

The Offshore Alliance, a consortium of 18 fisheries and environmental groups concerned about the wellbeing of our fishery and tourism ...
Making sense of the Conservative sweep in Nova Scotia

Making sense of the Conservative sweep in Nova Scotia

Of the five provincial elections that haven taken place since the pandemic began, this is the first to see power ...
Offshore Alliance calls on All Parties to Commit to No Further Fossil Fuel Development

Offshore Alliance calls on All Parties to Commit to No Further Fossil Fuel Development

K’jpuktuk / Halifax — This week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report calling for ...
Statement of Solidarity with the Mi'kmaq Livelihood Fishery

Statement of Solidarity with the Mi’kmaq Livelihood Fishery

The federal government recently announced conditions regulating the Mi’kmaq livelihood fishery. These conditions propose to limit the livelihood fishery to ...
Offshore petroleum board extends BP's exploration license

Offshore petroleum board extends BP’s exploration license

Offshore petroleum board extends BP's exploration license NS Offshore Alliance says government is letting corporations call the shots on climate action  ...