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Evidence of oil leaking into Port au Port Bay on Newfoundland’s west coast has intensified ongoing debate surrounding controversial oil development in this province and how it is impacting vulnerable ecosystems like the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Speaking at a recent forum in Corner Brook on fracking and oil development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Miawpukek First Nation Chief Mi’sel Joe addressed the hypocrisy he says is implicit in the province’s anthem and decades of relentless natural resource exploitation and pollution.