Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Latest tar sands ad goes national today

Here’s the full page anti-tarsands ad that was placed in USA today by the Mikisew Cree and Athabasca Chipewyan First Nations who are both based in Fort Chipewyan, which is downstream from the tarsands developments and they are dying of cancers..

Alberta Energy Minister Mel Knight said Alberta is a leader in protecting the environment and Ed Stelmach doesn’t like Alberta and Canada being the pictured that way.

Neither do I, Ed, and it’s not the first nation’s fault.

More info at Forest Ethics here.


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