Oversight board tells Ottawa to apologize, and compensate Dene for Giant mine debacle

Charlotte Morritt-Jacobs
APTN National News

An oversight body made up of government, and First Nation members handling the clean up of an abandoned gold mine in Yellowknife, NWT is recommending that Canada apologize to Indigenous groups, and address demands for compensation for the toxic waste left behind.

The Giant Mine, now closed, contaminated the property around the site.

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Charlotte joined APTN in January 2017 as a video journalist in Yellowknife, N.W.T.. Before coming to APTN she interned at CTV Lethbridge, earned her BA in feminist research from Western University and her obtained post-graduate in journalism at Humber College.