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BC chief says one major oil spill could ruin her nation’s economy forever – CTV News

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 201821 Views

December 4, 2018

OTTAWA – Leaders from several north-coast B.C. First Nations say if the Senate doesn’t approve a bill barring super-sized oil tankers from the region their fragile but thriving marine-based economies will die.

The legislation would put into law an existing moratorium on tankers carrying more than 12,500 tonnes of crude oil in the waters between the northern tip of Vancouver Island and the Alaska border.

The legislation passed the House of Commons last spring and is now being debated in the Senate.

Chief Marilyn Slett of the Heiltsuk Nation is leading a delegation of chiefs and elected leaders in Ottawa this week to lobby senators to pass the legislation, which cleared the House of Commons last spring.

Read More: https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/b-c-chief-says-one-major-oil-spill-could-ruin-her-nation-s-economy-forever-1.4204161

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