Group Actions and Events
“The Best Defence of Democracy”
Bob Bancroft’s Speech
Thank you all for coming today. The ethical aspect of the Owls Head issue is important and needs to be heard. I’m grateful to all of you who have supported this cause and the legal effort.
To paraphrase Thomas Jefferson, the best defence of democracy is a well-informed citizenry.
The Nova Scotia government clings to an economic growth model that attaches more value to wild coastal habitats when they become golf courses. Forests have more value as woodpiles and wildlife just keeps getting in the way of so-called “progress.”(more…)