23 Jun '12, 2pm

Harper Govt Marks National Aboriginal Day – But What Have They Done Lately? | Care2 Causes

I wish more could be done effectively for the First Nations in places like Attawapiskat. The problem there is the same problem faced by many Americans in Alaska (where the cost of living is the highest in the U.S. and the standard of living is, shall we say, not): Transportation infrastructure and electrical grids, or the lack thereof. Inland Chinese communities face the same trouble. These First Nations communities are too far North and too far from major population-centres for most modern infrastructure to be practical. Does anyone remember Montreal's Ice Storm in 1998? that happened because there was some freezing rain and only three sets of power-lines running into the city. For reliable electricity, you need multiple separate sets of power-lines running through rural areas to any community and paved roads with which to bring maintenance-crews and equipment. Try doing ...

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