Traditional cob ovens have been used since prehistoric times the world over to cook everything from bread to whole meals and now are becoming the new “green” trend in Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia’s DriveWiser, a fuel efficiency program run by the non-profit Clean Nova Scotia, is partnering with auto dealers and service centres around the province to offer drivers a chance to stretch their fuel dollars and make their vehicles fuel efficient.
Across the country, coastal communities and coastal resource users face critical environmental, economic and social challenges. This “Coastal CURA” will help community partners meet these challenges through research, local capacity building, and support for community-based integrated coastal management – to help coordinate the management of multiple coastal uses (fishing, aquaculture, shipping, tourism, etc.). The CURA […]
A group of Nova Scotians passionate about preserving, protecting and enhancing the Bay and its watershed. Over 40 water systems flow into the Bay. Some come all the way down from the Rawdon Hills near Mt. Uniacke in Hants County. Others, from the heights of the Aspotogan Peninsula in Lunenburg County. And still others through […]
The Coastal Communities Network is a volunteer association of organizations whose mission is to provide a forum to encourage dialogue, share information, and create strategies and actions that promote the survival and development of Nova Scotia’s coastal and rural communities.
We are a team, based in the Pleasant Valley/ Brookfield area of central Nova Scotia, who are concerned with the provincal government’s intention to contract with Lafarge Brookfield to burn tires as a source of fuel in their cement kilns. Our group represents the concerns of over 3000 Nova Scotian residents. This website is intended […]
Halifax residents will soon be moving into new, affordable, energy-efficient homes in Fairview. Twenty-three units of affordable rental housing have been built at 37 Main Ave., through the Canada-Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Program Agreement. News Release: Department of Community Services
Recently, many Canadian municipalities have introduced pesticide by-laws. As a result, there is a need for information on pesticide-free approaches to lawn care. This website is designed to provide information for residents on how to maintain a pesticide-free lawn. Residents who are transitioning to a pesticide-free lawn will find our information on sustainable properties in […]