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What is the future of coal in Saskatchewan?

If you talk with community members in Estevan and Coronach, the province’s principal coal-producing communities, you will hear that most people have no idea what to expect. This is important because there are significant numbers of livelihoods at stake – and for a small town like Coronach, the very future of the community seems to hang in the balance.
Saik’uz First Nation, Jackie Thomas, Eagle Spirit, Yinka Dene Alliance, pipelines, oil, oilsands, coast, tanker ban

Oil megaprojects have no place in our territories – no matter who proposes them

As Chief of Saik’uz First Nation, I have spent many years working to defend our territory and future generations from the risks posed by oil pipelines, writes Jackie Thomas. That’s why I was so dismayed to see recent media coverage of the proposed Eagle Spirit oil project, suggesting broad First Nations support for the proposal.