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Addressing over extraction of groundwater

By Bruce Stockfish In last week’s Valley Voice (“A coming crisis?”, Feb. 14 edition), we explored some of the challenges La Pêche, Chelsea, and many other municipalities in Quebec currently face as a result of over-extraction of groundwater. Groundwater is essential...

Living and leaving as an environmentalist

By Stéphanie-Ann Brisson Have you made any plans for your burial yet? Is it something you ever think or talk about? If you are like most people, the answer is no because, in this part of the world, talking about death and the nitty-gritty details of what to do with...
‘Car-less’ living

‘Car-less’ living

Living without a car in a big urban centre is one thing, but a Wakefield couple has intentionally shaped their lives around what they like to term a “car-less” existence in the village. For the past 18 years, musicians Linda Miller and Nathan Curry have made...

Put your money where your mouth is

By Paula Halpin Recently a group of people gathered at the Greenroom tea room in Wakefield to talk about ways to engage in the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss. The event was hosted by La Pêche Coalition for a Green New Deal. One place we could all...

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