Chiefs ask government to leave shale gas meeting

APTN National News
Treaty 8 First Nations from Alberta, BC and the Northwest Territories are meeting in Fort Nelson, BC this week.

On the agenda is striking a balance between a traditional way of life and the fast pace of shale gas exploration.

On Wednesday, the Fort Nelson First Nation put the BC government on notice citing a back room move that goes against their treaty right and kicked them out of the meeting.

APTN’s Shirley McLean has more.

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