APTN National News A First Nations family is breathing a sigh of relief tonight after…
A toxicologist hired by the band says it’s a cancer cluster but the traces of benzene are too low to cause cancer.
The parents of three children diagnosed with leukemia on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory are refusing to sign a waiver allowing a doctor to examine their medical records for possibly links.
The Tyendinaga band council has handed over copies of reports completed on it’s drinking water to provincial and federal agencies, including Health Canada, to determine the toxicology levels of chemicals found in test wells around at the controversial landfill.
The Tyendinaga Mohawk police have been asked to investigate whether the band council has been criminally negligent in its handling of the on-going water crisis where children have recently been diagnosed with cancer and developed body sores.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been asked to help find out why there’s been a spike in childhood leukemia on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.
Dawn Sero sits on the couch holding a large framed photograph of her daughter smiling.