‘Will you admit that Steve was poisoned?’ Former Grassy Narrows chief’s family asks of governments

The family of former Grassy Narrows First Nation Chief Steve Fobister Sr. is demanding that federal and Ontario government officials acknowledge that Fobister died from mercury poisoning brought on by industrial dumping into the English-Wabigoon River System.

Report shows Ontario government knew of mercury contamination near Grassy Narrows 30 years ago

Grassy Narrows First Nation will be reviewing all its options in the wake of a report that shows the province knew nearly 30 years ago that a nearby mill site upstream from the community was contaminated with mercury, the community’s chief says. CBC | Health News