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Latest updates

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
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.
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.
Posted: Tue, Mar 26, 2019
Posted: Tue, Mar 12, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 12, 2019   K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) - The federal Task Force on the Just Transition for Canadian Coal Power Workers and Communities has issued its final report to the Federal government, including key recommendations for supporting workers transitioning away from the coal power sector across Canada.