Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and Grassy Narrows Chief Roger Fobister speak at Toronto new conference held to shed light on a little-known 2009 report that suggests mercury poisoning continues to affect people in Grassy Narrows and Wabeseemoong First Nations and that they are not receiving adequate medical care.

Mercury survivors neglected by government, First Nation claims

Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy and Grassy Narrows Chief Roger Fobister speak at Toronto new conference held to shed light on a little-known 2009 report that suggests mercury poisoning continues to affect people in Grassy Narrows and Wabeseemoong First Nations and that they are not receiving adequate medical care.

Nick Roncato: people are committed to cleaning up mercury filled water

Ontario commits to 'full and rigorous mercury contamination assessment' at Dryden paper mill

Nick Roncato: people are committed to cleaning up mercury filled water

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Nick Roncato: water deemed unsafe to drink by first nations people

'People are not going to drink this toxic water another day,' acting chief says

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