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[OPIRG-EVENTS] NOON TODAY: Suicide @ Cross Lake
OPIRG- Carleton and the Dam-reservoir Working Group present
a screening of theshort but powerful CBC documentary,
"SUICIDE AT CROSS LAKE"
Where? the Carl Gillis Rm., RM 424 UNICENTRE
across from the CUSA offices at Carleton U.
The documentary deals with the aftermath and effects of
the Nelson-Churchill hydroelectric project on the
"flood band" Crees of Manitoba,
Built AGAINST the recommendations of federal scientists at
DFO not build the project, Nelson-Churchill now stands as a
case study in how bureaucrats ignore science in favour of
promoters of large schemes.
see also: http://www.sandelman.ottawa.on.ca/dams
Not mentioned in the film but worth noting:
Though the Crees were awarded compensation by
federal courts the debts remain unpaid by the federal
Now Gary Doer's MB gov't and DFO want to build more
dams in the same areas and divert more water.
Come find out how you can help stop the Cross Lake DoubleCross.
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or call 520-2757
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