The First in a Two-Part Series on “How Environmental Protection is Being Compromised in the North”
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I have just returned from the Watershed Gathering at Wollaston Lake August 19th to 23rd. Five hundred people attended this event which was only accessible by plane or boat. Some Dene travelled four days by canoe to attend. Protecting water clearly draws on deep commitment.
Indian elder, Oren Lyons, speaks of the path we are on and the upcoming point of no return we are collectively approaching.
Saskatchewan’s economy is second only to Alberta’s in oil and gas export. The fossil fuels mostly go south to the US, which, along with China, is the biggest energy glutton on the planet.