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June 24, 2024

Environment minister responds to chief’s concerns about toxic sewage spill at Chalk River

‘We … have to be optimistic that it can’t get any worse,’ says Chief Lance Haymond of plant’s communication CBC Indigenous: The federal environment minister is open to improvements after an Algonquin leader raised concerns about a toxic sewage spill at the Chalk River nuclear research laboratory about 175 kilometres west of Ottawa. Steven Guilbeault,...

May 27, 2024

Grassy Narrows proves environmental racism is not over

NDP MP Blake Desjarlais in his office. Photo by Matteo Cimellaro / Canada’s National Observer  SUPPORT JOURNALISM THAT LIGHTS THE WAY THROUGH THE CLIMATE CRISIS BY JUNE 3 Goal: $100k $35,153 Donate Canada’d National Observer: The discovery that pollution from a paper mill is contributing to the long-standing mercury poisoning afflicting Grassy Narrows First Nation...

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