Indigenous communities impacted by the Ring of Fire mining projects
in northern Ontario call the carbon-rich peatlands the “breathing lands.”
Featuring two climate justice activists who have worked together in the region:
Donna Ashamock, a member of the Cree Nation, affiliated band member with Fort Albany First Nation and McCreebec community
Member of the executive steering committee member of Indigenous Climate Action and co-chair of MiningWatch Canada.
Dayna Nadine Scott, York University Research Chair in Environmental Law and the Green Economy, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change.
Organized by Seniors for Climate Action Now! (SCAN!), co-sponsored by Environmental Haliburton, in preparation for the provincial election