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EventsRing of Fire Threatens the Breathing Lands

Thursday, May 12, 2022 EDT @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Indigenous Communities impacted by the Ring of Fire mining projects in northern Ontario call the carbon-rich peat lands the “breathing lands.” Please join us for a special online presentation on the threat to the Breathing Lands posed by the Ring of Fire. The evening will feature Donna Ashamock and Dayna Nadine Scott, two climate activists who have worked together in the region.

Donna Ashamock, a member of the Cree Nation; affiliated band member with Fort Albany First Nation and McCreebec community member; executive steering committee member of Indigenous Climate Action and co-chair of MiningWatch Canada.

Dayna Nadine Scott, York University Research Chair in Environmental Law & Justice in the Green Economy, Osgoode Hall Law School and the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change.

Organized by Seniors for Climate Action Now! (SCAN!), co-sponsored by Environmental Haliburton, in preparation for the provincial election.

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