After 50 years, Pictou Landing First Nation is getting its harbour back – APTN News

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February 4, 2019

Pictou Landing First Nation is counting down the days until Northern Pulp Mill can no longer dump toxins into Boat Harbour.

That’s when the harbour will be re-named its original name – A’se’k – which means ‘the other room’,” said Chief Andrea Paul.

The toxins released in the water by the Northern Pulp Mill killed fish and affected the culture and economy of the Nova Scotia community.

“You know to live in an area where we are surrounded by water and to not have the same freedoms that our people did 52 years ago,” said Paul.

Tracey Denny said people had to move away.

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