Northern band says ‘no’ to nuclear waste

eileenBrandishing a feather in her hand, Eileen Linklater announced her native band, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation, is against bringing radioactive waste to the Flin Flon region.

“We don’t want (any) nuclear waste in our territory,” Linklater, a PBCN councillor, told officials studying the concept in May.

To say PBCN’s opposition complicates the potential of nuclear-waste storage in Creighton, Flin Flon’s sister community just across the Saskatchewan border, is an understatement.

Continue reading Jonathan Naylor’s excellent Winnipeg Free Press article here.

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