Author releases book offering critical look at pulp mill

By Sm Macdonald
The News
November 23, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada East

Joan Baxter

Nova Scotia — The author of a new book is confident there will be “an awakening” relating to the Northern Pulp mill and hopes those who share her cause can “clean this mess up” – quoting Pictou Landing First Nation Chief Andrea Paul. Joan Baxter spoke to a full auditorium of supporters, at the official launch of her book at the Museum of Industry. “The Mill: Fifty Years of Pulp and Protest” documents the political resistance of activists who object to the mill, asserting that the Nova Scotia government is beholden to private interests, and that the mill is a threat to local ecosystems and wildlife in and around the Northumberland Strait. If there was anyone who didn’t agree with Baxter and her position, they did not speak up that night. 

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