Meagan Wohlberg VICE
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit is still investigating the death of Abdirahman Abdi, who died in a violent arrest by Ottawa cops.
This has made life difficult for First Nations people, who are already struggling with the other consequences of a series of droughts.
The mining giant says it has the "full support" of First Nations to start the project, but it's hardly guaranteed to happen.
Fire crews are already experiencing fatigue and have had to take time off—and the fire season is just beginning.
"It's hard to ignore what harm there is in presenting the identity of indigenous women as hypersexual, passive beings."
Beyond the issue of disclosure, many in the NWT say the government is getting ahead of itself in allowing the unconventional horizontal drilling practice into the territory.
If the lawsuit is successful, it may open the door for First Nations across the country to file similar suits.