A Thoroughly Uncivilized Highway: Paving Ancient Burial Sites Just one of SFPR's Many Insults


The Common Sense Canadian - by Damien Gillis

A leaked report shows the BC government was advised by its own archeologists that the planned South Fraser Perimeter Road would trash 8,000-10,000 year old indigenous burial grounds and artifacts. Now a lawsuit led by First Nations threatens to derail the truck highway over clearly violated heritage laws. But this issue is only one of the many insults of the project - from its severe impacts on the environment, farmland and public health, to sweetheart land deals for pals of the Liberals.

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