Chief Joanne Rogers of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation is concerned about the cancer rates within her community,

Chief Joanne Rogers of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation says she’s concerned about the cancer rates within her community

which is surrounded by 57 registered polluters within a 25-kilometre radius.

Speaking to media at Queen’s Park Tuesday, Aamjiwnaang Chief Joanne Rogers said nothing in Saxe’s report was new. “We breathe that air, so why is there delay after delay?” she said.

https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/10/24/enviro-watchdog-blasts-province-for-inaction-on-outrageous-pollution-in-indigenous-communities.html

 

rehttps://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/10/18/news/mckenna-says-federal-reforms-could-target-sarnia-following-investigation

We think it’s completely inappropriate for Kinder Morgan to try to short-circuit the constitutional authority of British Columbia to respect our environment, to defend our environment, to defend our interests and to ensure that there’s appropriate First Nations consultation before permits are issued and construction begins,” said Heyman.

 

 

 

 

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