By Natalie Alcoba
"Prime Minister Trudeau says that 'Canada is back' as a leader on the
world stage," Grassy Narrows Deputy Chief Randy Fobister said in a
statement. "Canada has not met its duty to obtain free, prior, and
informed consent from Grassy Narrows' Ojibway culture when it allowed
timber companies to log on Grassy Narrows Indigenous homeland, nor when
the company dumped 10 tonnes of mercury poison into the river of the
Grassy Narrows people. Clean up the river."
"Some of our children
continue to be born with mercury poisoning and for decades nothing has
been done to clean the poison from our river," Judy Da Silva, who spoke
to the UN committee, said in a statement. "In the past Canada has not
respected our rights but I still have hope that the tide will finally
turn for us and that the prime minister will honor his word."...Continue reading...
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