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February 6, 2019
The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A0A6
Dear Minister and Sirs/Madams,
Northern Pulp, a bleached Kraft pulp company (and the Province of Nova Scotia) are planning to construct an effluent pipe at the location of the red star in the diagram below. The pipe is to replace the Boat Harbour Effluent treatment facility due for closure in January 2020. Boat Harbour is deemed to be one of the most toxic sites in Canada and has been a horrific injustice inflicted on Pictou Landing First Nations for over half a century. Read More: MinWilkinsonNoPipe 2019
Elizabeth May presents a petition on behalf of the residents of Pictou County
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