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Maliseet First Nations ‘dismayed’ by Sisson Mine approval

Maliseet sisson mine mapNew Brunswick needed to accommodate aboriginal rights before approving EIA, says lawyer

CBC News, Dec 16, 2015

A lawyer representing the six Maliseet First Nations in New Brunswick says the communities are “dismayed” to hear the province has issued environmental impact assessment approval to the Sisson┬áMine project before concluding aboriginal accommodation discussions with them.

“It was sudden and in our view, it was premature,” said Dominique Nouvet in an interview on Information Morning Fredericton on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry