Letters to the Editor

Friday, 30 September 2011

What a fracking mess! Week 8 and the protest rolls on...

Upwards of 50 people came and went over the four-hour period of the anti-shale gas protest in front of the Centennial Building in downtown Fredericton today. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

An anti-shale gas protester makes his feelings known about Premier Alward in the next provincial election. (Photo Cheryl Norrad)

In a movement that values energy conservation, a member of the anti-shale gas movement noticed the lights were on in almost all of the offices in the new, but as yet unoccupied, Chancery Building downtown across from the Centennial Building where an anti-shale gas rally was going on. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

 Green Party interim leader Greta Doucet attended her first anti-shale gas rally in downtown Fredericton in front of the Centennial Building today. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

Premier David Alward met with anti-shale gas protesters today in front of the Centennial Building downtown, while protests made their feelings known on the subject. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad) 

 Blogger Charles LeBlanc schmoozes with the Premier today in front of the Centennial Building during the weekly anti-shale gas protest in Fredericton. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

People's Alliance of New Brunswick leader Kris Austin gets the Charles LeBlanc seal of approval today at the anti-shale gas rally in front of the Centennial Building in downtown Fredericton. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

Finance Minister Blane Higgs, right, was on his way into a finance meeting in the Centennial Building today while the anti-shale gas protest was going on outside. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

In Premier Alward's parking spot today at the Centennial Building was a Kia Hybrid SUV. Is this part of green initiatives being enacted by the province? (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)