Chief plans toll to access natural resources
By Black Powder | RPM Staff, March 14, 2017
Bigstone Cree Nation Chief Gordon Auger is taking action against off-reserve industrial operators in the Wabasca area.
On March 10, the First Nation in Northern Alberta, posted a list of multinational companies on its website that would not be allowed access to the territory as of Monday, March 13th.
Companies on the no-entry list include:
- Alberta Pacific Ltd.
- West Fraser
- All Logging Trucks
- All Star Contracting
- Exact Oilfield
According to CBC News, Bigstone Cree Nation issued a letter to Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan on Feb. 20. The letter cited six reasons roads would be blocked…
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