Fifty years ago this month the pulp mill at Abercrombie Point, Pictou County, NS, was opened by Scott Paper of Philadelphia. Since it went into operation in 1967, the mill has had several owners, provided valuable jobs and found support from governments of all levels and stripes. But it has also fomented protest and created deep divisions and tensions in northern Nova Scotia.
This compelling book is a rich tapestry of story-telling, of great interest to everyone who is concerned about how we can start to renegotiate the relationship between the economy, jobs, and profits on one hand, and human well-being, health, and a healthy environment on the other.
Join author Joan Baxter (The Hermit of Gully Lake) for what promises to be a very special evening. Joan Baxter is a journalist, science writer, anthropologist and award-winning author. She will be introduced by author Linda Little, and musician Dave Gunning will perform a special song.