Grassy Narrows Declares Itself Industry-Free – 931 The Border

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 201836 Views

October 12, 2018

A northwestern Ontario Indigenous community is declaring itself an industry free-zone.

The declaration by Grassy Narrows First Nation basically bans all forest activity in the traditional land-use territory, including logging.

Chief Rudy Turtle says industrial logging makes their on-going mercury crisis worse.

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