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The Great Canadian Journey – Labour Day Weekend – Video #3/3 | September 2, 2014

Here is the last of three videos during the Great Canadian Journey.  This is a footstomping version of “A Game Goin’ On’ that was recorded up in the Captain’s Quarters of the Hector.

The Great Canadian Journey – Labour Day Weekend – Video #2/3 | September 1, 2014

This beautiful footage was taken on the deck of the Hector. The song Dave is performing is called “Family Name” and tells of the troubles the first immigrants faced when arriving on the same ship.

The Great Canadian Journey – Labour Day Weekend – Video #1/3 | August 29, 2014

On this beautiful Labor Day weekend, share some time with Dave Gunning as part of the Great Canadian Journey as he performs his song “These Hands” in the workshop at Hector Heritage Quay.


Clean The Air Concert | August 27, 2014

(Halifax, NS) – Clean The Mill presents Clear The Air, a concert and urgent call for immediate government action to control pulp mill pollution from the Northern Pulp Mill on the Pictou Waterfront, Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m.

ECMA award-winning musician and Clean The Mill member, Dave Gunning will perform along with a wealth of other talented musicians and award-winning artists, including Matt Andersen, Thom Swift, Joel Plaskett, J.P. Cormier, Bruce Guthro, Mary Jane Lamond, Wendy MacIsaac, Catherine MacLellan, Garnet Rogers along with Jim Dorie,Fleur Mainville, Dolores Dagenais, Machete, Gabrielle Papillon, Jon Raven, Trevor Stanley, Kent Vodden, and Wabanaki Confederacy.


This is a free show. All ages welcome.


About Clean The Mill

People of Pictou County have been concerned about the pollution produced by the pulp mill since it began operations in 1967, but the desire to maintain jobs had historically overpowered the voices of the concerned. The mill has been knowingly exceeding air emissions regulations, and now, as a result of social media connections, the voices of the concerned have come together and widespread support for cleaning up the mill has been identified.

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