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Institutional & Systemic Issues that Undermine DFO's Capacity to Fulfill their Mandate to Protect Marine Life, Habitat, and Oceans

On February 22nd, we recieved a response to our January 3rd Open Letter, from the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, the Hon. Dominic LeBlanc. It spoke to issues about the herring crisis that we asked almost two months ago. 2,192 more words

Council Of Canadians Kent County NB Chapter

ACTION ALERT: "Public Safety" Bill Makes Protesters Felons

“Public Safety” Bill Gives Governor War Powers; Makes Protesters Felons

SB 176 started out as a “shell” or empty bill entitled, ”Accommodate Legislation Relating to the Protection of Public Safety.” It has become a bill giving the governor enhanced powers when dealing with protests. 210 more words

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A Sequel: What *Happened* to the Humble Herring?

Note: this is “a sequel” to What’s Happening… (dated 12-14-16)

Prepared by:
Ann Pohl, Kent County NB Chapter, Council of Canadians
January 23, 2017

1.  It May Be Over… 5,924 more words

Council Of Canadians Kent County NB Chapter

An Open Letter to Political Leaders re: Marine Life Protection in the Bay of Fundy

~ photos: Jennifer Thibodeau, Bruce Hewey,  various news sources, social media posts ~

January 3, 2017

Addressed to:

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
  • Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
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Council Of Canadians Kent County NB Chapter

What's Happening to the Humble Herring?

For the past three weeks, a great tragedy has been unfolding along the eastern shores of the Bay of Fundy. Dead herring are washing up on beaches from east of Yarmouth to north of Digby.  5,205 more words

Council Of Canadians Kent County NB Chapter