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Posted: Fri, May 24, 2019
Date: Mon, Jun 24, 2019, 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Please join us for the Ecology Action Centre’s 48th Annual General Meeting!  Our AGM is open to all EAC members and is a chance to learn about what we’ve been up to in the past year, and to help shape where we’re going from here. Tasty local refreshments will be on offer and a reception will follow.
Posted: Thu, May 23, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 23, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - Today, Councilor Shawn Cleary will present a motion requesting a staff report on dockless bike share and scooter share. The motion aims to review by-laws that will be required to support these emerging modes of transportation. 
Posted: Wed, May 22, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 22, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - The Ecology Action Centre is delighted that Wilderness Coordinator, Raymond Plourde, has received national recognition for his work on protecting nature in Nova Scotia. Plourde has played in a pivotal role in the Province’s commitment to land protection for current and future generations.  
Posted: Wed, May 22, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 22, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - The UN’s recent report on the state of the world’s biodiversity sounds an alarm and call to action, matching the scale and urgency of the IPCC’s recent climate report. More than 1 million species are at risk of extinction in our lifetime, and the trends that have pushed them to the brink continue. 
Posted: Tue, May 21, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, May 21, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – The Ecology Action Centre and East Coast Environmental Law are raising concerns about Environment and Climate Change Canada’s plan to create regulations that will authorize Alton Natural Gas to release salt brine into the Sipekne’katik (Shubenacadie) River.
Posted: Wed, May 15, 2019
Date: Sat, Jun 15, 2019, 5:30pm to 10:30pm
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Posted: Tue, Apr 30, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 30, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) - On March 30, the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia released a proposed ‘equivalency agreement’ that sets out greenhouse gas emissions reductions for Nova Scotia’s electricity sector. The proposed equivalency agreement is for a five-year period between 2019 and 2024, but includes emissions pathways out to 2040. 
Posted: Thu, Apr 25, 2019
Federal government to ban industrial activities from Marine Protected Areas, announces largest MPA in Atlantic Canada.
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, April 25, 2019
Posted: Mon, Apr 01, 2019
Updated April 3, 2019 On April Fool’s Day (2019), we released a tongue-in-cheek statement about our provincial government’s failure to recognize the Peace and Friendship Treaties that govern relations on unceded Mi’kmaq territory.
Posted: Thu, Mar 28, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 28, 2019 K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) – After 23 years in the job, Mark Butler, Policy Director at the Ecology Action Centre (EAC), will be leaving the organization. Butler joined the EAC in 1996, as Marine Coordinator.