Several First Nations and Indigenous groups have asked the federal government to step in and protect some endangered caribou herds on provincial land in Alberta.
In a letter to federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, the coalition said Alberta hasn’t met Ottawa’s deadline for coming up with a plan to save five threatened herds in the northeastern part of the province heavily impacted by forestry and oilsands development.
They said if Alberta won’t make the move, Ottawa should.
“Despite the good efforts by some companies, there’s nothing right now that prevents a new oil and gas well or a new oilsands
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