AMC joins Pictou Landing First Nation in celebrating Nova Scotia Premier decision to end the polluting of their traditional fishing and hunting activities
December 21, 2019
Treaty One Territory, Manitoba
Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas acknowledges Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil on his decision to close down the Northern Pulp mill to avoid continued pollution affecting Pictou Landing First Nation.
Today Premier McNeil announced that the province will honour the Nova Scotia Boat Harbour Act. This Act requires Northern Pulp to stop pumping affluent into Boat Harbour by January 31, 2020.
“The decision made by Premier McNeil was the right one,” said Grand Chief Arlen Dumas. “It sends a statement of respect to First Nations citizens and communicates the Nova Scotia government’s willingness to honour commitments made to address environmental concerns.”