National chiefs’ assembly backs Grassy Narrows

By Mike Aiken, Kenora Daily Miner and News

Friday July 23, 2010

Chiefs from across Canada have called for a public inquiry into mercury contamination at Grassy Narrows. They also called for an end to logging in the community's traditional territory, as well as permanent monitoring of the long-term effects on residents. (more…)

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