Environment

Justice, Blockades, Environment and the Economy

By Joe Byrne / February 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Justice, Blockades, Environment and the Economy

The entire country is glued to the news waiting for the latest developments on what will happen with the blockades, the pipeline, the police, and the economy. Many Canadians do not recognize Canada as a colonial power. The majority do not have the experience of residential schools or the 60s Scoop, let alone the historical…

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Special Committee on Climate Change Community Meetings

By NDP PEI / February 7, 2020 / Comments Off on Special Committee on Climate Change Community Meetings

The Special Committee on Climate Change is hosting a series of meetings in Island communities to hear your input on how the province can best meet its Greenhouse Gas Emission reduction targets. Presentations on the context of climate change will be made by the UPEI Climate Lab. Committee meetings happening in communities are not live streamed…

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Federal Government Lacks Credibility in Protecting the Environment

By NDP PEI / December 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Federal Government Lacks Credibility in Protecting the Environment

The decision by the Federal Environment Minister, Jonathan Wilkinson, to have no federal assessment for the Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility and placing it in the hands of the Nova Scotia’s environmental assessment authority, leaves people who stand for “No Pipe in the Strait” without much hope.  Joe Byrne, Leader of the NDP, said,…

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