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A Matter of TRUST: THE ROLE OF COMMUNITIES IN ENERGY DECISION-MAKING [University of Ottawa]

Publisher: 
University of Ottawa
Year of publication: 
2016

There is a historical context of expropriation both
recent (Kouchibigouac National Park in the 1950s)
and further back (Acadian expulsion in 1700s) that
makes residents skeptical and cautious of shale gas
exploration activities. One-tenth of the Kent County
population is Indigenous. The Mi’gmaq never ceded
territory but rather signed a “Peace and Friendship
Treaty” with the British Crown, with responsibilities
on either side for protection (INAC, undated). The
symbolic, strategic and legal importance of this fact

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by Dr. Radut