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Protesters want to stop oil, gas exploration

By Laura Jean Grant – Cape Breton Post, September 14, 2012

Members of the Mi’kmaq Warrior Society protest a proposed fracking drill site in Cape Breton, Sept. 2012.

AULDS COVE — Traffic moved slowly on both sides of the Canso Causeway for much of the day Friday as a group of people opposed to oil and gas exploration in Cape Breton continued a protest in Aulds Cove.

Led by representatives of Cape Breton First Nations communities and the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society, other concerned local residents are also taking part in the peaceful protest, which began Thursday and was expected to last until at least the end of today. Read the rest of this entry