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Military facility at Hartlen Point could ruin area for birding, surfing, fishing

The DND wants to build a $65M warship testing site and warns of potentially harmful radio emissions. That’s an environmental concern for people nearby.

By Martin Bauman

It’s a blustery November morning, and Nikki Gullett has her binoculars trained on the whitecapped waters off the edge of Cow Bay. An avid bird watcher, she’s been tracing the path of a possible red-throated loon, one of the more than 300 bird species found at Hartlen Point, a rocky and dune-covered outcrop at the southeastern tip of Eastern Passage...


The price of everything has more or less gone up including heating oil which means staying warm this winter is going to cost you more. What are your ways to try to cut down on heating costs?

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