Manitoba MP enlists famed director’s help

A Manitoba MP is recruiting some Hollywood muscle in her fight to save a refinery in her riding.

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A Manitoba MP is recruiting some Hollywood muscle in her fight to save a refinery in her riding.

NDP MP Niki Ashton says if Brazilian mining company Vale is allowed to close its smelter and refinery in Thompson, Man., it will devastate the community.

Ashton says filmmaker Michael Moore will be posting her message about Thompson on his website along with a serious of letters written by people who will lose their jobs.

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