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Watch online Friday for #No Pipe rally coverage

A land and sea rally is planned to take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Pictou on Friday.
A land and sea rally is planned to take place from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Pictou on Friday. - Sueann Musick

PICTOU, N.S.  - By land or sea, The News will be offering full coverage of the #No Pipe Land and Sea rally July 6 with up to the minute online coverage.

Our reporters will be following the march through the streets of Pictou to the Hector Quay Marina and offer coverage from Pictou Harbour as we sail into rally with local fishermen.

Friends of the Northumberland, in conjunction with local fishermen, are inviting people to express their concern over Northern Pulp’s plans to place a pipe in the Northumberland Strait that will pump treated effluent into local waters. Speakers for the rally include local representatives Friends of the Northumberland, the Northumberland Fishermen’s Association as well as environmental activists. Pictou County Musician Dave Gunning will also perform.

The rally will take place noon from 2 p.m. and we will be covering here on our website as well as Twitter and Facebook live. A final wrap up can be read in Saturday’s edition of the Chronicle Herald.

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