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Aug
14
Mon
Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings: What the Mount Polley tailings disaster has to teach us to protect the Nashwaak from the Sisson mine @ St. Mary's First Nation Cultural Centre, 25 Dedham St.
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings: What the Mount Polley tailings disaster has to teach us to protect the Nashwaak from the Sisson mine

When: Monday, August 14 at 7:00pm

Where: St. Mary’s First Nation Cultural Centre, 25 Dedham St. 

AGENDA

Opening by spasaqsit possesom – Ron Tremblay, Wolastoq Grand Council Chief

Jacinda Mack, member of Xat’sull First Nation and coordinator of First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining, on how the Mount Polley tailings disaster affected the peoples and waters of Secwepemc territory in British Columbia 

Ugo Lapointe, Canada Program Coordinator for MiningWatch Canada, on taking the government of B.C. to court to make Imperial Metals pay for the Mount Polley tailings disaster

Joan Kuyek, a community-focused mining analyst, organizer and educator living in Ottawa, founding National Co-ordinator of MiningWatch Canada, on exposing the strategies of mining companies such as Hunter Dickinson, owner of the Sisson project

Organized by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and MiningWatch Canada. 

For more information, contact Tracy at forest@conservationcouncil.ca or call 458-8747.