Reserve dump hazards

APTN Investigates

The contamination of many First Nations by unregulated landfills and dumps is a dirty story that has yet to be fully told.

Aside from the mess you can see – and smell — the risk of groundwater pollution is probably the most severe environmental impact from these waste sites.

Add an improperly engineered garbage dump and the results are more than toxic. Research is showing that we are passing down genetic differences that will make the next generation more likely to suffer from disease.

Online Producer / Ottawa

Before moving to become the APTN News social media producer, Mark was the executive producer for the news in eastern Canada. Before starting with APTN in 2009, Mark worked at CBC Radio and Television in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa.