Lower Churchill Hearings - A Grandfather in Sheshatshiu who supports Lower Churchill development
The Lower Churchill environmental hearings continue this morning in Happy Valley Goose Bay after a four day break. Last week panel members spent two days listening to people in Sheshatshiu talk about their views on the proposed project. We played some of their comments on the show….many, particularly elders, said that they didn’t support the development for different reasons. They are worried that it will destroy the environment, the animals and a way of life. Others raised concerns about the social impacts….and the kind of jobs the Innu will get. But one man who spoke had a different take on the development and the Innu way of life. Here is some of what Pien Gregoire told the panel members…..