First Nations

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The angled photograph on the right shows an area he initially circled for the Star and where he believed the barrels were dumped. This circle drawn by Glowacki has been overlaid on an aerial map of the area from 1968. Aerial photo is from 1968. Archives of Ontario ref. RG 1-429-7.  (Sources: Mapbox, Ministry of Natural Resources Aerial Photography at the Archives of Ontario, Map by William Davis)
An investigation by environmental volunteers and The Toronto Star has uncovered the "bombshell revelation" that soil surrounding an old paper mill is contaminated with mercury, amounting to what many are calling a "smoking gun" in the ongoing poisoning of the Grassy Narrows First Nation community. The reporting, published Thursday, said that soil...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Josh Tabish, campaigns director for OpenMedia, said he hopes the ruling "will inspire people across the globe and help pressure decision-makers to do the right thing and ensure all their citizens can benefit from what the Internet can offer." (Photo: Rebecca Siegel and Andrew Hart/cc/flickr)
In what is being described as a "historic" decision that will have a...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In the wake of last week's diesel spill in British Columbia's Great Bear...