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Friday, April 18, 2014

Environmental assessment exemption for all season ski resorts such as Jumbo and gas processing plants, rescinded

B.C. rescinds environmental assessment exemptionGovernment flip flops, admits it failed to consult First Nations

In a stunning about-face, Environment Minister Mary Polak has rescinded the environmental assessment exemption for prospective sweet natural gas processing plants and all-season ski resorts only a day after it was announced.
'The word from my elders is you treat people kind. You treat them with respect even when they're stabbing you in the back'- Fort Nelson First Nations' Chief Sharleen Gale
In a written statement, Polak acknowledges First Nations were not adequately consulted about the proposed change prior to her Tuesday announcement.

For the complete article and video of Chief Sharleen Gale asking Government officials to leave the conference:

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