New Brunswick’s shale gas protests

By Dallas McQuarrie, Saint-Ignace, New Brunswick When 150 RCMP officers, a sniper team and dogs stormed a previously peaceful camp of those protesting against shale gas exploration near Rexton, New Brunswick on October 17, our community and the protest were vaulted into national and international news. What did not show up on most of the... Continue Reading →

Mar Musa cleric Paolo Dall’Oglio tours Canada

Rev. Paolo Dall’Oglio, an Italian Jesuit priest who spent decades restoring the ancient Mar Musa monastery in Syria, has taken the unusual step of touring Canada to call for action that would prevent the Assad regime from killing even more of its own people.  While in Ottawa recently, he was quoted as saying, “The international... Continue Reading →

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