Alberta failing aboriginals in the oilsands area: unreleased report

The last line pretty much says it all. They pretend they are helpless because they didn’t cause the mess…so it gives them an out to any responsibility to take action.

Warrior Publications

Tar Sands aerial factory Tar Sands factory complex in Alberta.

‘What Alberta said it would do and what it actually did are very different things,’ report says

By Bob Weber, The Canadian Press, Feb 2, 2016

The Alberta government’s attempt to balance competing interests in the oilsands region has failed to protect aboriginal
rights, lands and health from industrial development, says an unreleased report.

Instead, the document concludes the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, which came into force in 2012, has been used by both industry and government to erode traditional land use in favour of economic interests.

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