There are no further public meetings are online forums scheduled. For a list of all past events please see the details below.

Online Forums

The online forums have been developed to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments directly to the Expert Panel on select discussion papers. This is part of the Hydraulic Fracturing Review’s ongoing efforts to solicit feedback on the work of the Expert Panel. You will find the subject and dates for each forum available on this page as they are scheduled. For more information and to participate in each forum as they open, please select the numbered forum link in blue and proceed to the forum page.

When the online forums are closed, you can still view the past discussion between stakeholders and the lead authors by going to the forum link.

Forum #1

Topic: The Potential Oil and Gas Resource Base in Nova Scotia Accessible by Hydraulic Fracturing

Date Open: June 5th, 9am 2014

Date Closed: June 6th, 5pm 2014

Forum #2

Topic: Energy Well Integrity

Date Open: July 2nd, 9am 2014

Date Closed: July 3rd, 5pm 2014

Forum #3

Topic: Hydraulic Fracturing and Public Health in Nova Scotia

Date Open: July 7th, 9am 2014

Date Closed: July 8th, 5pm 2014

Public Meetings

Please note that some of the dates and times have changed since the original notice.

Dr. David Wheeler, Chair of the Expert Panel on Hydraulic Fracturing in Nova Scotia and President and Vice-Chancellor of Cape Breton University would like to invite interested citizens to a public meeting on the Hydraulic Fracturing Review.

Dr. Wheeler will present on the review process, preliminary results from the review and draft recommendations. The public is invited to ask questions and make comments for consideration by the Expert Panel. All meetings will be audio recorded. The meetings will be held at the following times and locations:

Location Address Date and Time
Port Hawkesbury Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, 606 Reeves St. Port Haskesbury, NS, B9A 2R7 July 17 (6:30 to 8:30)
Cape Breton University, Verschuren Centre Room CS 104
1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia, B1P 6L2
July 16 (5 to 7)
Whycocomagh Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre 9650 Hwy 105 Whycocomagh, NS B0E3M0 July 29 (6 to 8)
New Glasgow
Pictou County Wellnes Centre
2756 Westville Road, RR3 New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, B2H 5C6
July 21 (12 to 2)
Tatamagouche Centre
259 Loop Route 6, RR#3 Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, B0K 1V0
July 21st (6:30 to 8:30)
Amherst The Dominion Public Building, 98 Victoria St. Amherst, NS, B4H 1X6 July 22 (12 to 2)
Truro Rath Eastlink Community Centre, 625 Abenaki Rd, Truro, NS, B2N 0G6 July 22 (6 to 8)


Noel Legion
8706 Hwy 354, Noel, NS, B0N 1P0

King’s College, Alumni Hall, 6350 Coburg Rd. Halifax, NS, B3H 2A1

July 23rd (12 to 2)

July 23 (6 to 8)

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth Branch
341 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS  B5A 1E7
July 24 (11am to 1)
Windsor Community Centre (Hants County War Memorial Community Centre)
78 Thomas St., Windsor NS
July 24 (6:30 to 8:30)