Media Releases

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18 November 2018 – SON is asking: “What have you noticed about the fishery?” (November 23, 2018) – on air at CFOS.
Click here MR 18-11-26 Fisheries on CFOS-2

Kathleen Ryan, Chief Greg Nadjiwon & Ryan Lauzon took part in an Open Line radio show on CFOS asking listeners to call in with what they’ve noticed about the fishery.



18 October 2019 – Owen Sound Harbour toxic to fish and a potential hazard to humans (October 19, 2018) – SON-Trent U study.
Click here MR 18-10-19 OS Harbour PR-2

 PAH (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) contamination
in sediment extends to Kelso Beach.




15 October 2018 – SON Sponsors Conference on Free, Prior & Informed Consent (October 24-6, 2018).
Click here MR 18-10-15 FPIC Conference

A plenary Session at the FPIC Conference 

FPIC Conference Logo



20 June 2018 – First report from SON-Trent U Study of scientific data from Owen Sound Harbour confirms high pollution levels (June 20, 2018).
Click here SON Press Release Owen Sound Harbour + BG


6 February 2018 – Construction halted on Clarendon Street residence by Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport at behest of SON. Burials threatened. (February 6, 2018)
Click here 2018.02.06 SON Letter Clarendon Street Construction



December 2018: Consultation on pits & quarries. Protecting sacred sites. Consultation with Parks Canada. Contamination in Owen Sound Harbour. Consultation with the nuclear industry. New monitoring & mapping projects. Pics from SON’s Free, Prior & Informed Consent Conference, Oct 24-6, 2018.

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