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First Nation happy with new Alberta wildland area to buffer national park – Edmonton Journal

by ahnationtalk on March 13, 2019115 Views

March 12, 2019

EDMONTON — A northern Alberta First Nation says a new wildland park will go a long way toward ensuring Indigenous people can keep up their traditional pursuits.

“This is a strong environmental, ecological protection,” Melody Lepine of the Mikisew Cree First Nation said Tuesday. “It’s really watershed focused.”

Kitaskino Nuwenene Wildland Park is a 1,600-square-kilometre area that links and expands two previously announced parks buffering Wood Buffalo National Park.

The park was made possible when three energy companies — Cenovus, Imperial Oil and Teck Resources — returned a total of seven oilsands leases to the Alberta government. A fourth company, Value Creation, agreed to sell its 376-square kilometre lease back, said Lepine.

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