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Mary Gorman was recognized by all members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for her environmental work and activism. She is also commended for having been the latest Green Heroes grand prize winner on April 16th, at the Green Living Show in Toronto. The letter reads as follows:

“HANSARD 11-15


Speaker: Honourable Gordon Grosse

Third Session



MR. CLAIRRE MACKINNON: Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:

Whereas Mary Gorman, A Merigomish resident, was named Canada’s latest Green Hero during the Green Living Show in Toronto, April 16, 2011, and;

Whereas Ms. Gorman was nominated through the Sierra Club, in Halifax, for her strong commitment toward the protection of the Gulf of St. Lawrence and to raise awareness about the oil industry and other issues in the Gulf; and

Whereas Ms. Gorman will be featured in a 30-minute international television program this Fall highlighting her cause and efforts to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence;

Therefore be it resolved that all members of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly congratulate Mary Gorman for her perseverance and commitment to the environment.

MR. SPEAKER: There has been a request for waiver.

Is it agreed?

It is agreed.

Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye. Contrary minded, Nay.

The motion is carried.

Compliments of Clairre MacKinnon MLA Pictou East”


  1. Debbie Black | June 15, 2011 at 3:04 am

    Way to Go Mary!! Congrats!

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