You can use your smart phone to browse stories in the comfort of your hand. Simply browse this site on your smart phone.

    Using an RSS Reader you can access most recent stories and other feeds posted on this network.

    SNetwork Recent Stories

First Nations woman files charges against Mount Polley company – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on August 11, 2017112 Views

August 10, 2017

While the province of British Columbia did not press any charges against the executives of the Mount Polley mine, a First Nations woman pressed ahead and did it herself.

Bev Sellers convinced a justice of the peace that executives with the Mount Polley mine company needed to be held accountable for the destruction caused when a tailings pond blew over its banks.

“I knew that there were things that Mount Polley should have been doing that didn’t happen,” said Bev Sellers, former chief of the Xatśūll First Nation.

“If they are allowed to walk away, heaven help us for any other mining company or resource extraction in Canada. It just sets a precedent for allowing Mother Earth to be destroyed.”

It’s been three years since the Mount Polley mining disaster.

Read More:

Send To Friend Email Print Story

Comments are closed.

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More