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BC
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AB
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SK
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Treaty #3 ‘wants action’ on mercury treatment centre – Dryden Now

04 April 2019

The federal government says that they remain committed to building a mercury treatment facility in Grassy Narrows, while residents continue to call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit the community.

In November, former Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott announced that the federal government would fund a $170,000 feasibility study into a long-term mercury poisoning treatment centre. The facility was set to begin construction in the fall of 2018, but construction has not started.

However, Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Reagan, said in the House of Commons that the federal government is working directly with the community to continue development of the facility.

“We will support their needs, and we remain steadfast in our commitment to build a health facility. We are in regular contact with the community to advance design and construction plans of that facility. The people of Grassy Narrows have suffered for generations. We recognize the numerous health issues that the community faces to this day. I look forward to meeting with Chief Turtle to determine how we continue on this path moving forward.”

Read More: https://www.drydennow.com/local/treaty-3-wants-action-on-mercury-treatment-centre

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