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  1. The Canada Metals story: A chronology
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1980
    The ongoing struggle against lead pollution in South Riverdale.
  2. Canada's Toxic Chemical Valley
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2015
    About the effects of "Chemical Valley" in the Aamjiwnaang-Sarnia area.
  3. Canadian lawyers and Chevron's court battle over environmental damage in Ecuador
    Iler, Kirsten

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    A storm of controversy erupted amongst Canadian lawyers when the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) decided to intervene in Chevron's appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The appeal is part of Chevron's battle against Ecuadorian Indigenous peoples who seek to enforce a massive court judgment against the company for environmental damage in Ecuador.
  4. GMOs, Global Agribusiness and the Destruction of Choice
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
    One of the myths perpetuated by the pro-GMO (genetically modified organisms) lobby is that critics of GMOs in agriculture are denying choice to farmers and have an ideological agenda. The narrative is that farmers should have access to a range of tools and technologies, including GM crops. But GM agriculture is not 'feeding the world', nor has it been designed to do so. The choice for farmers between a technology based on broken promises and conventional non-GMO agriculture is no choice at all.
  5. Grand Council Treaty #3 supports Grassy Narrows in their stand for mercury justice and their stand against clear cut logging
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    The Chiefs of Treaty #3 First Nations in assembly voted unanimously to support Grassy Narrows First Nation in their demands for mercury justice and an end to clear cut logging on their Homeland.
  6. Mercury poison: Grassy Narrows to release new report on devastating health impacts
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    50 years after dumping began governments refuse to acknowledge Minamata Disease.
  7. Mercury Poisoning
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1976
    Quaker involvement with the issue of mercury poisoning at White Dog and Grassy Narrows Reserves.
  8. National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  9. Slick Water
    Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Mot Powerful Industry

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2015
    A story of abuses by the fossil fuel industry and governments, telling the story of fracking rhough the lens of a legal battle to expose the truth. Nikiforuk raises stark questions about the role of Big Oil in government, society's obsession with mining low-grade oil and gas formations, and the future of democracy.
  10. Soil removal a possibility
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1984
    The soil in the South Riverdale area is so contaminated with lead that it may be necessary to remove it.
  11. Stupid to the Last Drop
    How Alberta is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (and Doesn't Seem to Care)

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2008
    As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with uncontrolled development of its fossil fuels, levelling its northern Boreal forest to get at the oil sands, and carpet bombing its southern half with tens of thousands of gas wells.

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