Canadians fear toxic waste causing cancer

Residents near Canada's vast oil sands region say high cancer rates is being caused by pollution from mining.

    Protesters in Canada's vast oil sands region want a federal court to stop the expansion of a massive bitumen mine, upstream from their community.

    They believe pollution from mining is causing cancer rates, much higher than usual.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Lak reports from Fort Chipewyan in Alberta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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