Cape Breton University

Type: Organization
Name: Cape Breton University
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Study Suggests More Research before Fracking Continues

An independent report on fracking has recommended a temporary moratorium on the controversial process and says that communities should give permission before it can proceed. The interdisciplinary expert panel set up by the Nova Scotia regional government ... [Published Environmental News Network - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Ecology Action Centre ‘encouraged’ by fracking report

Jennifer West with the Ecology Action Centre says a 10-year moratorium would allow Nova Scotia to properly study hydraulic fracturing.www.ecologyaction.ca MapHALIFAX – An environmental group is praising a new report that says hydraulic fracturing should ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Active Transportation

Do you want to do your part for the environment by reducing emissions, while enjoying health benefits and a time to connect with loved ones? Active transportation—the practice of leaving the car at home and instead using our own power to get to local ... [Published Alive - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

‘I said, ‘Don’t go, please don’t go’ Friends tormented after fatal Toronto shooting

zoomChaos followed the bullets fired outside C Lounge Tuesday morning. Disoriented partiers — some initially believing the cracks and pops had been firecrackers — spread out, confused and afraid. Near the door to the downtown bar, unmoving on the road, ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

‘Lovely’ Niagara Falls woman gunned down in Toronto

Jelena Loncar — a gregarious, outgoing and fun-loving bartender — had just finished her shift at downtown bar Hunters Landing and was standing outside nearby nightclub C Lounge when bullets flew early Tuesday morning.The 31-year-old originally from Niagara ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Column: The Way Forward

The Economy vs. the Environment seemed to be the gist of the presentation made by Dr. Suzanna Fuller to the Summer General Meeting of the Bras d’Or Stewardship Society in Baddeck on Saturday morning, August 9th, 2014. Dr. Fuller, a member of the Nova ... [Published Inverness Oran - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Buddy MacMaster passes away

Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:33A music legend from the Quad Counties is dead.Fiddler Buddy MacMaster has passed away; he was 89.MacMaster, who was born in Timmons, Ont., grew up and lived in Judique.He received an honorary doctorate from StFX in 1995, ... [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Pat Maher Lives an Outdoor Life

Above: Pat Maher, Emily Root, and Fraser Root-Maher enjoying the Prince George Iceman – a unique winter multi-sport event(Photo courtesy of Tim Swanky/UNBC)It takes a special kind of synergy to raise a family, fortify a marriage, and foster a successful ... [Published Lakehead University Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

University Handling Public Fracking Review Owns Firm Training LNG Workers

Questions about conflict of interest in Nova Scotia.Cape Breton University: The school owns LearnCorp, a private non-profit company training petroleum industry workers. A big client is ExxonMobil.A Maritime university charged with conducting an independent ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking public meetings wrap in Nova Scotia

Public hearings discussing hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia have come to an end after making stops in 10 communities across the province.The final meeting took place in Whycocomagh Tuesday night.David Wheeler is president of Cape Breton University ... [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold to allow for more study: expert

Canadian Press: Hydraulic fracturing should not proceed in Nova Scotia until a broader public discussion is held and more research is completed, says the head of an expert panel reviewing the industry's potential in the province.David Wheeler, president ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wheeler drilled at Windsor meeting

© Ashley ThompsonDr. David Wheeler, president of Cape Breton University, fields questions from the audience during a meeting about the independent review of hydraulic fracturing he is leading.Fracking continues to be a contentious topic in Windsor.Dr. ... [Published The Sou Wester - Jul 25 2014]

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Global News reports , "An independent review panel has released a report saying hydraulic fracturing — better known as 'fracking' — might be viable for Nova Scotia in the future, but for now it shouldn’t be allowed. The report, compiled by a panel led by Cape Breton UniversityUniversity president David Wheeler, says more research needs to be conducted before it is allowed to continue."
"Nova Scotians are very interested in this subject," said Mr. Younger. "I have read every letter that has come across my desk representing all points of view on this issue. I will consider the hydraulic fracturing review report as part of our decision on hydraulic fracturing and will respond to the report once we've had a chance to review it thoroughly."
...feedback into account, and preparing a holistic report that acknowledges the complex nature of this type of industrial development," says Mauro. "I'm pleased to have served on this expert panel and hope that it helps inform policy and citizen participation in this process"
"She's honestly lovely," said friend Hope Champion. "Liked by so many people in the city. She's a sweetheart definitely (the) type of girl who had zero enemies."

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WIN! Independent review panel advises against f... [Published Council of Canadians - Aug 29 2014]
Study Suggests More Research before Fracking Co... [Published Environmental News Network - Aug 29 2014]
Ecology Action Centre ‘encouraged’ by fracking ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Aug 29 2014]
Ecology Action Centre praises new report, wants... [Published CTV News - Aug 29 2014]
Government of Nova Scotia Releases Independent ... [Published Electric Energy Online - Aug 29 2014]
Active Transportation [Published Alive - Aug 29 2014]
Nova Scotia government releases report on hydra... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
High-level shale gas study calls for moratorium... [Published Click Green - Aug 28 2014]
Panel report says no fracking in Nova Scotia fo... [Published Global News Canada - Aug 28 2014]
‘I said, ‘Don’t go, please don’t go’ Friends to... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 28 2014]
‘Lovely’ Niagara Falls woman gunned down in Tor... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Aug 27 2014]
Fatal shooting outside Toronto nightclub [Published Sun News - Aug 27 2014]
Column: The Way Forward [Published Inverness Oran - Aug 27 2014]
Terror as bullets fly in deadly double shooting [Published St. Catharines Standard - Aug 27 2014]
Are we not savages too? [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 25 2014]
Which is more savage, ISIS or US? [Published Press tv - Aug 22 2014]
Buddy MacMaster passes away [Published 101.5FM The Hawk - Aug 21 2014]
Altus Dynamics ERP, The Natural Choice For The ... [Published Nations Restaurant News - Aug 14 2014]
Respected businessman Purdy Crawford dies at 82 [Published Business News Network - Aug 12 2014]
Pat Maher Lives an Outdoor Life [Published Lakehead University Magazine - Aug 08 2014]
Panel Wants More Study Before Nova Scotia Shale... [Published Air Water Land - Aug 06 2014]
Nova Scotia's fracking pioneer doubtful that pr... [Published 580 CFRA - Aug 03 2014]
University Handling Public Fracking Review Owns... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 01 2014]
Cape Breton student wins $10K scholarship and t... [Published CBC Hamilton - Jul 31 2014]
Fracking public meetings wrap in Nova Scotia [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
CBU Research - Lynda Daneliuk [Published CBC - Jul 30 2014]
Put Nova Scotia fracking on hold to allow for m... [Published Canadian Plastics - Jul 28 2014]
Strength of Nova Scotia tourism is its diversit... [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 26 2014]
Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold t... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 26 2014]
Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold t... [Published CJAD 800 - Jul 25 2014]
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