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Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 18 books and of many plays, films, magazine articles, radio and TV scripts. He is currently the host and executive producer of thegreeninterview.com and of its feature documentary, Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World. He also teaches a Green Rights course at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence.

Economics

Salmon Pens and Rural Prosperity

What works in rural Nova Scotia — or anywhere else in North America? And who works? And at what?    It seems clear from various conversations people have had with the Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture that the provincial government is traumatized by the issue of rural decline, and is looking for big  employers to take up the slack left by industrial-era enterprises like the pulp mills, fish plants, mines etc.

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The Jolly Green Investor – Sunday column, November 28, 2010

Canada is “a country that sees itself as a force for good in the world,” says Andrew Heintzman, but “the dawning realization that we have landed squarely on the wrong side of the biggest issue of our time will continue to undermine our self-identity, our self-respect, and our stature on the world’s stage.”   Our transformation into an environmental rogue state is not just a moral and environmental failure, Heintzman notes.

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