Consultation before consummation, another seat at the table at Watson Island?

“We could make it pretty miserable for them, but it’s not in our best interests to do that. What we want is economic development there that will benefit the whole region,” – John Helin, Chief Counsellor with the Lax Kw’alaams band offering up a few words of caution over the upcoming deadline for Watson Island.

Having watched the pulp mill and industrial lands of Watson Island decay and the value of the infrastructure there decline, The Allied Tsimshian Tribes 0f Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla have weighed in on the debate over the future of Prince Rupert’s most talked about parcel of industrial land…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 1016181245 )-