The chief of the Buffalo River Dene Nation says he wants answers about an oil spill that occurred within the Primrose Lake Air Weapons Range.
In late June, it was reported that bitumen had seeped onto 40 hectares of land near Cold Lake.
Chief Lance Byhette says he’s concerned because that land falls on the band’s traditional territory.
Byhette notes the government never sat down and consulted the band about the oil development.
He says they deserve to know what’s happening with that land, which is still used by their hunters: