“I cannot comment on the final text of the agreement, because I have not seen it. The problem is, according to my latest information, neither has anyone in Pinehouse outside of a very small cluster of village politicians. A document which does not have the prior informed consent of the community has no legitimacy.”
Read the full text of a Letter from Mark Bigland-Pritchard to Cameco, Areva and Pinehouse representatives, copied to provincial and federal officials. The full text of the agreement was made public later in the day – after it was signed.