NDP, Green Party answer request for commitments on Grassy Narrows - 2019-10-16
The New Democratic and Green parties have answered direct calls from a northern Ontario First Nation plagued by mercury contamination, promising tens of millions of dollars in funding.
On Oct. 8, the chief and council of Grassy Narrows First Nation wrote to the four main federal parties requesting answers to questions regarding aid for the community's residents. They did not receive replies from the Liberals or the Conservatives.
The letters, which were obtained by the Star, asked the leader of each party if they would commit to five priorities for the First Nation: