This website was created following the annual general meeting of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environment Network in the beautiful rural community of Harbour Deep from August 25 to 27, 2000.
It's turned out to be a very interesting title for the new wave of Newfoundland resettlement. The government paid the people of Harbour Deep to leave in 2002. This should raise a lot of questions - is rural Atlantic Canada suffering from a terminal disease and simply experiencing denial?
Father John McCarthy was at the NLEN meeting in 2000 to deliver the keynote address on The Spirituality of Nature. Eight years later, his intelligent and lucid analysis of environmental concerns are even more topical as the Canadian government prepares to abandon its international commitments.