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Summer Employment Opportunity with TREPA

The Tusket River Environmental Protection Association has received approval from Service Canada to hire one student. The job will run for nine weeks from July 2 to August 31, 2019. The student will work 35-hour weeks at a pay rate … Continue reading

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Repair-Reuse-Repurpose Fair

Repair-Reuse-Repurpose Coming to Beacon this Saturday, June 8, 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.   Click the link for more details.

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TREPA AGM and Other Upcoming Events

The Annual General Meeting of the Tusket River Environmental Protection Association will happen at the Lake Vaughan Fire Hall on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:00 P.M. Come early for snacks and coffee. Guest speaker will be Lesley Farrow of the … Continue reading

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Potential Summer Job

TREPA anticipates engaging up to two students through the Clean Foundation. Terms would run from May 13 to August 23; pay would be $13.25/hour, based on 35-hour weeks. Funding for these positions is not yet assured, but interested candidates need … Continue reading

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Electricity from Forest Biomass: An Industry gone Amok.

— John Sollows On the night of November 14, TREPA screened the movie “Burned,” about the fallacies behind the American forest biomass-fuelled electricity industry. The screening was accompanied by a shorter movie on Nova Scotia’s situation, and commentary by Raymond … Continue reading

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