The Globe and Mail reports today that, “Aboriginal elders from the United States are joining a call by several Ontario First Nations to stop what they say is the poisoning of one of the purest water sources on Earth.”
“They want the provincial government to stop a proposed landfill from being built on the Alliston Aquifer in Tiny Township.”
“Elders from California, Utah and Cape Croker, Ont., are joining with Mohawk and Chippewa First Nations in Ontario to protect those waters near Georgian Bay.”
To read more about the campaign to stop Site 41 – and to sign the Facebook petition – please go to www.canadians.org.
On Monday May 4, Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow led 600 people in a march to save the Alliston Aquifer.
Today’s news article is at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090509.TORBRIEFS09ART2221-3/TPStory/TPNational/Ontario/ and http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Environment/2009/05/08/9398411-cp.html