Mi’gmaq and Wolastoqiyik / Walastakwiyik leaders remain opposed to reopening fracking exploration

“Earlier this week, the Government of New Brunswick delivered its speech from the throne to open a new session of the legislature. The speech did not respectfully reflect that it was delivered on the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqey peoples, rather it adopted Higgs’ government’s new revisionist land acknowledgement which fails to recognize our Nations as the proper title and rights holders over these lands, and ignores the solemn promises of our Peace and Friendship Treaties.”

Read the full statement by Indigenous leaders HERE.

Author: CRED-NB

Coalition for Responsible Energy Development in New Brunswick