Safety standards at Canadian mines questioned

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Canada has lifted a drinking water ban in the west of the country. There had been a potentially toxic mining spill in the area.

A mining accident sent polluted water and silt gushing into rivers, lakes and streams. As Kristiaan Yeo reports, the incident is raising questions about safety standards at Canadian mines.

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Safety standards at Canadian mines questioned

Canada has lifted a drinking water ban in the west of the country. There had been a potentially toxic mining spill in the area. A mining accident sent polluted water and silt gushing into rivers, lakes and streams. As Kristiaan Yeo reports, the incident is raising questions about safety standards at Canadian mines.

For more on the issue, CCTV America spoke to Keith Stewart, Researcher at Greenpeace Canada.

Canada to re-examine mining policies

For more on the issue, CCTV America spoke to Keith Stewart, Researcher at Greenpeace Canada.