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Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 19 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. In 2019, he was appointed the first Farley Mowat Chair in Environment at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence. He currently teaches an on-campus/online course called Green Rights.

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The Education of Everett Richardson comes home to Petit de Grat

(3-minute read) MEET THE AUTHOR IN PETIT DE GRAT! On Tuesday, December 10, at 7:00, we’re having a “Meet the Author” event at Centre LaPicasse, the Acadian cultural centre in Petit de Grat. I’ll read some passages from my re-issued book, The Education of Everett Richardson and I’ll be selling autographed copies of the book – and copies of some of my other books as well.

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A Green Interview Webcast Series on Ripple FX

RIPPLE FX is a spunky little start-up based in Little Anse, a tiny village on Isle Madame, where I live. I’ve been on a couple of their webcasts, and it’s been a lot of fun.  So I jumped at the chance to do a six-week spin-off series,The Green Interview Webcast. 

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The Education of Everett Richardson: Back in print after 40 years!

ONE OF ATLANTIC CANADA’S 100 GREATEST BOOKS! THE EDUCATION OF EVERETT RICHARDSON The Story of the Nova Scotia Fishermen’s Strike 1970-71 [Buy it here: https://tinyurl.com/yxoezh75] “If I was twenty years younger,” shouted the woman, “I’d smash right through that picket line: I would!” “If you was twenty years younger,” snapped a union wife, “you’d fuck your way through it like you did with the crew of that fourteen-dory Yankee longliner that was in here them days.” As Father Ron Parsons listened with amusement, a woman behind him in the picket line turned to her companion.

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Atlantic Canada’s 100 Greatest Books:The Education of Everett Richardson

here is what Atlantic Canada’s 100 Greatest Books says about THE EDUCATION OF EVERETT RICHARDSON: “In The Education of Everett Richardson, Silver Donald Cameron recounts the history of the Maritimes’ first major fishing strike (running through 1970 and 1971, when some two hundred and fifty fishermen in three tiny eastern ports fought for the right to organize, and for benefits and job security.

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New Green Interview: Ocean Scientist Boris Worm

Boris Worm – our newest Green Interview — is a happy man. As a distinguished ocean scientist — a professor of marine biology at Dalhousie University — Boris Worm is constantly exploring the world’s oceans, working with students who share his interests, and talking about his passion for the ocean on CBC Radio.

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The Green Way to Fly

I recently finished re-reading – overnight, almost in one sitting, and mostly on my phone – John McPhee’s wonderful book The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed. I first read it around 40 years ago, soon after its publication in 1973. Like much of McPhee’s work, it has stayed with me not as a book but as an experience, an evergreen literary memory.

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Margaret Atwood, Catherine O’Brien and The Future of Happiness

A LIVE GREEN INTERVIEW WITH MARGARET ATWOOD!  Next Friday, June 7, at 4:00, I will do the first-ever live Green Interview, on stage and before a theatre audience. My guest will be the one and only Margaret Atwood, whose gripping, dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale has now become a stunningly successful television series.

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