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Finally, Cohousing is Coming to Nova Scotia

It’s been 50 years since cohousing first spread from Denmark to the U.S., and then to Canada. Today, there are some 150 cohousing developments in the U.S., and about 15 in Canada.

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Mi’kmaq Success in Alternative Energy

Twenty-seven Mi’kmaq communities have been granted approval to begin construction of solar power stations which could add over 1,600 kilowatts to the Nova Scotia electrical grid.

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New Solar Panel Incentives in N.S.

Under the program, homeowners will receive a $1-per-watt rebate, or about 30 per cent of the installation cost of a solar electricity system, according to the province. The average rebate will be about $7,000, and the maximum will be $10,000.

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Learning from the Ocean

What we could learn from a history that takes us from dories of days-gone-by to the grandiose shipbuilding plans for the future?

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Invisible on the Reserve

When more Canadians grasp the challenges playing out in Indigenous communities, they will realize it is totally unacceptable to discriminate against them.

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