In this episode of CPR (Canadian Perspectives Radio) Maude Barlow, national chairperson of the Council of Canadians and Senior Advisor on water to the President of the United Nations General Assembly, bears witness to the devastation caused by the tar sands at a press conference in Edmonton, labelling them Canada's Mordor. She is joined by Michael Mercredi, a representative from Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, an indigenous community directly experiencing the toxic impacts of the tar sands. This episode also features In the Air, a song from movement musician Stephan Smith. Length: 10 minutes, 30 seconds. For more on the Council of Canadians energy campaign, visit http://www.canadians.org/energy. To get in touch with Canadian Perspectives Radio, contact [email protected].
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