Revisit the province's royalty regime and make De Beers compensate Attawapiskat fairly.

http://actions.sumofus.org/a/a-de-beers-diamond-mine-90km-away-from-attawapiskat-paid-usd226-in-royalties-in-2014

Publisher:  SumOfUs
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19536

Last month, the remote Cree community of Attawapiskat was front-page news. The community has been grappling with a devastating suicide crisis -- and more than 100 residents -- as young as 11 and as old as 71 -- have attempted suicide. This crisis reflects the despair facing the community over dilapidated housing, lack of mental health services and social infrastructure. But it is roots are in colonialism -- and worsened by corporate greed.

Subject Headings