For Juritha Owens, Councillor for Saulteau First Nation, it’s the best solution to replacing toxic chemicals that are just one particularly poisonous part of an industry onslaught in her region.
“The old ways were the best ways. As industry grew here, it was all about making as much money as fast as possible, and nothing was done in a healthy way. It’s all about money for some people,” Owens said. “These sheep, the dogs they use, the land — it’s a healthier connection than spraying herbicides and pesticides and killing everything.” Source: National Observer | June 17, 2019