The NOPE Campaign has been very active locally, regionally, and even receiving national attention. Here you will find a collection of links to our mentions in the media.

Dan MacIntosh from CTV News interviews our president, Scott Beaver.
Check out the video from December 20, 2018


SMRA comes out strong against the mine

As promised “A River Through It” – short video coverage of Town Hall Meeting.

Town Hall Meeting August 19th: Longer Version  

Media coverage of the August 19 Town Hall Meeting – The Casket Questions and concerns a plenty during Cochrane Hills proposed mine information session.

Guysborough Journal River takes centre stage at community meeting on gold mine

Have you heard of us in the media but do not see the article here? Let us know!

The Coast – Nova Scotia’s golden addiction to toxic mining – Featured excerpts from Dave and Patricia Clarke and Robie Maclennan

Chronicle Herald: Jim Vibert’s July 25 column, “Nova Scotia government bullish on gold mines and subsequent response by MANS Sean Kirby July 30 submission, “Nova Scotia’s golden mining opportunity knocks.” generated considerable letters to the editor on gold mining.

Michael Gorman Chronicle Herald NS to Spend 48 million on cleaning up 2 former gold mine sites – 1 is Goldenville.

July 22, 2019 St Barbara completes acquisition of Atlantic Gold Corporation

Appointment of Steven Dean as a Non-Executive Director to St. Barbara

Sale of Atlantic Gold to St. Barbara approved by shareholders

St. Barbara presentation to Macquarrie Melbourne Mining Forum – Note references to Atlantic Gold.

Atlantic Gold can’t be trusted to run a mine. Kris Hunter President of the Atlantic Salmon Federation.

Greenland fishermen finally agree on a 12-year salmon moratorium.

Touquoy Mine effluent spill – Joan Baxter

Breaking News -The SMRA receives funding from the Western Mining Action Network to the tune of $3000 USD to help fund Ann Maest, coordinator of the SMRA response to the EIS for the Cochrane Hill Gold Projecgt.

Cape Breton Examiner – Joan Baxter Part 1 Nova Scotia’s Myopic Pursuit of Metals and Minerals.

Financial Post – Mining in Canada is shrinking, and a wave of impassioned community opposition is partly to blame – Blame???

S&P Global Market Intelligence– Atlantic Gold says “mistakes” made in arrest of man.. but it has no bearing on the environmental assessment process.

National Post – Nova Scotia man questions his arrest at public meeting by mining company

St. Barbara Gives Investors Option to Pull Out of Equity Raising to Purchase Atlantic Gold

National Post – Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust

Philanthropist Paul Sobey slams the mind-boggling gold mine in pristine area.

Paul Sobey On Information Morning – Podcast

Nova Scotia Nature Trust – Gold Mine Threatens Pristine Wilderness Area

CBC Information Morning – Nova Scotia Nature Trust Protecting Land Near Potential Gold Mine -podcast.

The Casket – Nova Scotia Nature Trust – Keepers of the River

St. Barbara’s Bob Vassie’s Response to Community Incident – I am truly excited about the Atlantic Gold takeover despite market reactions.

Halifax Examiner – St. Barbara Still Intends to Acquire Atlantic Gold

Chronicle Herald: Jim Verbert –Attorney General shows limited interest in mining meeting bust-up.

PC Leader Tim Houston -Letter to Minister of the Environment “open, honest, and respectful consultation”.

Halifax Examiner – MacNeil’s Response to John Perkins -If you don’t like being wrestled to the floor – file a complaint

Mining Journal Covers Community Gaff of Atlantic Gold

What is Atlantic Gold Afraid Of ?

Halifax Examiner’s Joan Baxter – Setting the record Straight on Atlantic Gold’s Spin Job

Halifax Examiner’s Joan Baxter – Sherbrooke Tailings Management Meeting – Video coverage of event with Joan’s account of events

Chronicle Herald – Aaron Beswick – federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said whether Atlantic Gold gets to build a mine along it will be a decision based on science.

The Casket Article – Discusses Funding Announcement and Preservation Versus Cochrane Hill Gold Mine

Guysborough Journal May, 16, 1.2 Million Funding Boost for Eastern NS Rivers

Government of Canada makes a significant investment in Eastern Nova Scotia through the Oceans Protection Plan

Farmers & Turtles – Why Not Mines and Turtles

Guysborough Journal – SMRA protests at Atlantic Gold Office opening.

CBC News – Community Rallies Against Proposed Gold Mine-April 5, 2019

Babe Ruth Fishing on the St. Mary’s River?
Chronicle Herald, Aaron Beswick – February 14,  2019
Halifax Examiner, Joan Baxter – February 7, 2019
Halifax Examiner, Joan Baxter January 25, 2019
Guysborough Journal – January 9, 2019
Guysborough Journal – December 13, 2018
The CASKET – December 7, 2018
CBC News – November 18, 2018
Guysborough Journal – October 17, 2018
Gold Mine Too Intrusive Chronicle Herald – October 19, 2018    

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal – Atlantic NS Mining Corp. Versus Oakley -Expropriation and Non-pecuniary “losses”.

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