Category Archives: Environment

How much wood does a clear cutter cut, when a clear cutter cuts the wood?

A clear cutter cuts ALL the wood, when a clear cutter cuts the wood. Most Nova Scotians do not support this form of forestry at all. And we are slowly finding out how much it costs us. Recently, we learned … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink – Pipe Nightmares in Nova Scotia

I read the Rime of the Ancient Mariner many years ago in school, and we delved lightly into the innuendo and underlying message. I always remembered the albatross and the death ship, but only in these last years, did the … Continue reading

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The Right Hand Hasn’t Met the Left Hand, But Then On the Other Hand…

Last month, I posted on Facebook, a very intriguing peek into the ineptness of the NS Government. Lenore Zann had gone to Public Accounts to stand in for a colleague and during the session, was the only MLA on hand … Continue reading

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School of rocks: Another political analogy

Let’s throw a scenario out there. What happens when a government employee – a public servant – is told to do something, they don’t want to do and that they most likely know is wrong? What if that is only … Continue reading

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Naked Truth vs Healthy Skepticism vs Industry Tall Tales

The purpose of this blog site is to encourage deeper consideration on various issues looking at the source and relying on more than one opinion. Getting to the truth and doing right by the world. And I have an opportunity … Continue reading

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If you go out in the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise.

Did you hear recently, that the NS Liberal government is concerned about species at risk? Did you happen to read that bees and other pollinators are among 71 species in Nova Scotia that desperately need protection?

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Let’s. Not. Kid. Ourselves.

By Trish Keeping Only days ago, I had a conversation with a young business man, who told me he is afraid for the life he sees ahead for his child. When I asked him what he meant by that, he … Continue reading

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Ask them no questions (And you’ll never have to tell them no lies)…

The NS Liberal Government is re-writing legislation in their heads, and have their own glossary of terms. They are doing everything backwards, and with a touch of in-your-face antics. It is a mind boggling approach and is bound to have … Continue reading

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Picking Our Battles

by Trish Keeping Although not new, the manifestation of pejorative comments and unbecoming behaviour of some people in our widely professed “friendly province”, seems to have reached a new height. Along with that, there has been a rising of many … Continue reading

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Storytime in the forests

For centuries stories have been told filled with morals and lessons for children, that they would hopefully keep in their minds and relate to as they grew up. Many of these stories pertained directly to the natural world that sustains … Continue reading

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