Nova Scotia

Nova Scotians reaffirm opposition to fracking as onshore petroleum atlas is released

Joint Media Release
January 10, 2018

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) – A coalition of groups and citizens is raising the alarm following the Nova Scotia Department of Energy’s under-the-radar release of their Onshore Petroleum Atlas. The Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action Coalition (NOFRAC) says the release of this atlas, which touts the potential economic benefits of fracking in the province, points to a possible intention by the government to reintroduce the dangerous gas extraction method despite the moratorium implemented in 2014.

Nova Scotians condemn RCMP repression of anti-fracking protesters in Kent County, NB

Joint Media Release
June 14, 2013

Halifax, NS – Representatives of several Halifax-based environmental, social justice and cultural groups are condemning the heavy-handed actions of the RCMP which have led to the arrest of 12 protesters seeking to halt the advance of fracking in Kent County, NB, north of Moncton.

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