Environmental racism bill closer to becoming law

Last month, Bill C-226, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy to assess, prevent and address environmental racism and to advance environmental justice, passed second reading in the House of Commons. This private member’s bill, sponsored by member of Parliament (MP) and former Green Party of Canada leader

Green Party raising pressure on G&R file

Green Party of Canada Youtube Screenshot The wellbeing of Kanehsata’kehró:non is driving a debate on environmental racism in parliament. As the community waits for a concrete rehabilitation plan to decontaminate the G&R Recycling facility, Green Party parliamentary leader Elizabeth May is applying pressure on the federal governments to take action to

Environmental characterization work at G&R

The G&R recycling site borders Kanesatake, St. Placide and the municipality of Oka. (COURTESY ANONYMOUS SOURCE) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online subscription at www.eastermdoor.com and

New soil raises environmental concerns

(COURTESY SHELLY SIMON) Centre de Pêche Chez Robert is a family business owned by Shelly Simon. [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online subscription at www.eastermdoor.com and

Quebec government revokes G&R permit

(VIRGINIE ANN THE EASTERN DOOR) Located on 389 rang St-Jean, the G&R recycling site has been causing tension since 2014. [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print product, though an online

Whistleblower leaked footage of G&R

The recycling site on Rang St. Jean has been at the heart of deep concerns not only among the community, but also surrounding municipalities since 2016. (COURTESY VIRGINIE ANN) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news

Quebec plans to revoke G&R permit

The recycling site is owned by both Gabriel’s brothers, Robert and Gary, and has been causing tension since 2014. (COURTESY VIRGINIE ANN ) [apss_share] Dear Readers: As an essential service that is still open during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Eastern Door is fighting hard to keep news like this flowing, in our print