Trudeau is letting my people down by failing to lead on solving our mercury crisis:’ Chief – Our London

Chief Simon Fobister wants to hold the prime minister to his pledge to help solve the mercury problem “once and for all”

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is watering down a federal promise to help clean the mercury from Grassy Narrows First Nation, the chief of the northern Ontario community said.

“Trudeau is letting my people down by failing to lead on solving our mercury crisis,” Chief Simon Fobister said in a statement.

The allegation comes a day after Trudeau, at a press conference in Calgary Wednesday, said: “The Grassy Narrows issue is very much a provincial issue, but the federal government, under my leadership, is certainly very engaged with the province to ensure that we’re moving forward in the right direction.”

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