CURRENT ISSUE: SPRING 2011

COASTLANDS MAGAZINE


 

Features/Shorts

[community economics]

The company house, by Jan Hancock, 5

Mining cottages offer hope for housing in Cape Breton

Wind instruments, 18

The wind farms being installed across the Maritimes will change our landscape and deliver cleaner energy, but who will benefit most from these developments? Coastlands takes up this issue with Robin McAdam of Nova Scotia Power Inc. 

[food/agriculture]

Feast to famine, by Deborah Stiles & Greg Cameron, 8

As small-scale producers and farmers are squeezed out of our food-production system, what will happen to the local food chain? Two researchers explore the risks and seek a new paradigm for agriculture in Atlantic Canada.

Chickens in the city, 12

Susan Haley interviews Tracey Tomlik on urban agriculture

[health]

Mercury in the media, 11

Contaminated fish: a consumer or justice issue?

[politics & culture]

Painting of an angel, 16

Judy Kennedy on Geoff Butler 

[law/justice] 

When religion and rights clash, by Miriam Smith, 28

An author and academic reviews recent court cases involving Charter rights, including the one in Saskatchewan, and suggests how democratic deliberation may complement litigation as a way for policy makers and citizens to respond to conflicts between religious convictions and homosexual rights, in schools and in marriage.  

 

Review section

 

Book review, 21

Michael Bryson on Tony Tremblay on David Adams Richards  

Law review, 23

Moving on, falling behind 

Poverty review, 24

The baked bean index

Immigration review, 26

South Korean families in Moncton | Chinese Islanders 

 

Departments

 

Editorial, 2

The spirit of the law: remembering Sharon Oliver and Viola Desmond

Landscape, 4

Iron in my soul, by Matthew Scott 

Briefs, 6

Education | Employment

Statecraft, 7

Energy slaves 

Registry of good ideas, 15

Drawn to the heat 

Orwell answers, 27

A jolly good fallow

Turning point, 32

Marie Martin on her journey without a home

Vesper

The marinade of time

 


 
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