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Oversight board tells Ottawa to apologize, and compensate Dene for Giant mine debacle



Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs
APTN National News

An oversight body made up of government, and First Nation members handling the clean up of an abandoned gold mine in Yellowknife, NWT is recommending that Canada apologize to Indigenous groups, and address demands for compensation for the toxic waste left behind.

The Giant Mine, now closed, contaminated the property around the site.

cmorrittjacobs@aptn.ca

 

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