- A thought provoking look back at the next 50 years.
The Department of Natural Resources Canada sponsors a virtual
conference under the title "ENERGY
TECHNOLOGY FUTURES". Within a framework of four possible
scenarios, focus groups explore the probable effects of policy
decisions on the future development of our society.
(the following links open a new window on your desktop)
Scenario #1, "Life
Scenario #2, "Grasping
Scenario #3, "Taking
Care of Business"
Scenario #4, "Come
Scotia's New Energy Strategy - The last public workshop
was held in Bridgewater on June 7th 2001, but its not too late
to speak your mind about the impact of the Sable Island Energy
Project on our future. Fishing? Goldboro/Country Harbour? Environment?
The role of coal? Renewables? What do Nova Scotians want from
this short-term bonanza?
Nova Scotia's Economy", read what others
have recommended (Adobe
reader required), and have
your say! Our future depends on it.
Boundaries on the "Forgotten Shore" (Sherbrooke Transcript)
Other Links to the News:
It's been said that dreams are our roadmaps to the future. If so, where are
we headed? Common Dreams offers an eclectic mix of politics, issues and breaking
news with an emphasis on progressive perspectives that are increasingly hard
to find with our corporate-dominated media.
Council of Canadians
As a government and corporate watchdog, the Council offers a critical voice
on key national issues. Since 2004, the Council has focused on fighting deeper
economic integration with the United States. This includes building popular
opposition to the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America, an agreement
reached by Canada, the U.S. and Mexico in 2005, that is paving the way for Canada
to integrate our security measures with those of the United States, surrender
control of our energy supplies, sell off our water, and harmonize our medical
drug testing policies with lower U.S. standards.
TheCouncil of Canadians has run highly influential citizen campaigns against
cutbacks and changes to Canada's system of public pensions, the proposed mergers
of four of the country's biggest banks, and the introduction of Bovine Growth
Hormone into the nation's milk supply. The Council has also worked with groups
and individuals across the country to fight the alarming concentration of media
ownership in Canada. More recently, the Council has launched campaigns to prevent
the bulk export of Canada's fresh water and to protect Canada's public health
care system from privatization.
Publishes weekly editions of The Bulletin, South Shore Living, Progress Enterprise
and The Lighthouse Log. Offers classifieds and directories.
Outdoors Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's online, outdoor magazine. Helping you explore the great outdoors.
News, events, features, special destinations, outdoor properties, outdoor gear
and equipment, The Outdoor Directory and alot more.
Rural Delivery is a farm and country journal for Atlantic Canadians who love
farming, gardening, nature, preserving food, cooking great meals and who simply
enjoy country life. In its 28th year of publishing.
Daily News, The
Weekly news out of Truro, Nova Scotia, discusses all the latest news and activities
affecting the community.