Jacob Fillmore recently spent nine days in a tree to protest the spraying of the weed killer, glyphosate, over clear-cut lands in Upper Stewiacke. This week, we talk to Jacob and explore the politics of glyphosate spraying in Nova Scotia. Mark interviews the investigative journalist, Carrie Gillam, who has spent years researching this chemical and one of the companies behind it.
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Local Writing on Glyphosate Spraying in Nova Scotia
Glyphosate and the politics of safety - Linda Pannozzo, Halifax Examiner (October 2016)
It’s spraying time again in Nova Scotia, and that makes one cancer patient in the province “incredibly angry” - Joan Baxter, Halifax Examiner (August 2020)
Activists “occupied” North Mountain to stop herbicide spraying, but how big of a victory was it? - Joan Baxter, Halifax Examiner (September 2020)
Carrie Gillam's books